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monogenic

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adjective mono·gen·ic \-ˈje-nik\

Definition of monogenic

  1. :  of, relating to, or controlled by a single gene and especially by either of an allelic pair

mono·gen·i·cal·ly play \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of monogenic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1939


Medical Dictionary

monogenic

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adjective mono·gen·ic \-ˈjen-ik, -ˈjēn-\

Medical Definition of monogenic

  1. :  of, relating to, or controlled by a single gene and especially by either of an allelic pair

  2. mono·gen·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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