plasmagene


plas·ma·gene

noun \-ˌjēn\

Definition of PLASMAGENE

:  a self-replicating extranuclear determiner of hereditary characteristics

Origin of PLASMAGENE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1939

plas·ma·gene

noun \-ˌjēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PLASMAGENE

: an extranuclear determiner of hereditary characteristics with a capacity for replication similar to that of a nuclear gene

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