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nonallelic

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adjective non·al·le·lic \ˌnän-ə-ˈlē-lik, -ˈle-\

Definition of nonallelic

  1. :  not behaving as alleles toward one another <nonallelic genes>



1945

First Known Use of nonallelic

1945


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nonallelic

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adjective non·al·le·lic \ˌnän-ə-ˈlē-lik, -ˈlel-ik\

Medical Definition of nonallelic

  1. :  not behaving as alleles toward one another <nonallelic genes>




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