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Somatic mosaicism

In somatic mosaicism the mutation is only found in somatic cells not in the germline cells. Therefore the organism may be affected to a variable degree but offspring is at no risk inheriting the mutation.

Related terms:

mosaic gonadal mosaicism gonosomal mosaicism
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