1. Relating to a chimera. Cf.:mosaicism. 2. Composed of parts that are of different origin and are seemingly incompatible.

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chi·me·ric kī-'mir-ik, kə-, -'mer- adj relating to, derived from, or being a genetic chimera or its genetic material <a \chimeric cat> <\chimeric genes>

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