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epigenetic

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adjective epi·ge·net·ic \-jə-ˈne-tik\

Definition of epigenetic

  1. 1 a :  of, relating to, or produced by the chain of developmental processes in epigenesis that lead from genotype to phenotype after the initial action of the genes b :  relating to, being, or involving changes in gene function that do not involve changes in DNA sequence <epigenetic inheritance>

  2. 2 of a deposit or structure :  formed after the laying down of the enclosing rock

epi·ge·net·i·cal·ly play \-ˈne-ti-k(-ə)lē\ adverb


1883

First Known Use of epigenetic

1883


Medical Dictionary

epigenetic

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adjective epi·ge·net·ic \-jə-ˈnet-ik\

Medical Definition of epigenetic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or produced by epigenesis

  2. 2:  relating to, being, or involving a modification in gene expression that is independent of the DNA sequence of a gene <epigenetic carcinogenesis> <epigenetic inheritance>

  3. epi·ge·net·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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