1 the transport of dissolved material within a plant
2 (genetics) an exchange of chromosome parts; "translocations can result in serious congenital disorders"
EtymologyPrefix trans- + location.
Translocation may refer to:
- chromosomal translocation in genetics
- transport of food through phloem in plants
- Protein translocation, a process in protein biosynthesis
- Translocation (Wildlife conservation): Capture, transport and release or introduction or reintroduction of wildlife i.e. wild species of plants and animals etc. from one location to another.
- when a person from one continent wears garments typical of another continent and subsequently, highly inappropriate for their given setting. e.g. an eskimo wearing a grass skirt.
translocation in German: Translokation
translocation in Urdu: نقل مقامی