DELETION

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."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "DELETION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/deletion/ (accessed April 21, 2018).
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