DELETION By N., Sam M.S. - 58 1. Genetics. Mutation where genetic material is lost from the chromosome.2. Genera 5 grammar. Part of a sentence is deleted but we still know what is meant. See ellipsis. DELETION: "Deletion has been the study of sentence processing." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population READABILITY RESEARCH SENTENCE COMPLETION METHOD Terms of Service A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Evaluation of a Qualitative Study MUTATION LEARNING ADDS LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DELETION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deletion/ (accessed February 2, 2023).