Definition of autosomal in English:

autosomal

Pronunciation /ˌôtōˈsōməl/

See synonyms for autosomal

adjective

Biology

See autosome

‘After germline transformation, two autosomal transgenic lines were recovered.’
  • ‘Tumor suppressor genes are located on autosomal chromosomes.’
  • ‘For autosomal transgenes, both males and females were used for classification.’
  • ‘Another significant aspect of our study is the experimental determination of haplotypes for an autosomal gene.’
  • ‘Throughout the article only autosomal chromosome segments are considered.’