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semilethal

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noun semi·le·thal \-ˈlē-thəl\

Definition of semilethal

  1. :  a mutation that in the homozygous condition produces more than 50 percent mortality but not complete mortality

semilethal adjective


1919

First Known Use of semilethal

1919


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semilethal

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noun semi·le·thal \-ˈlē-thəl\

Medical Definition of semilethal

  1. :  a mutation that in the homozygous condition produces more than 50 percent mortality but not complete mortality

  2. semilethal adjective




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "semilethal"


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