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genomic imprinting


genomic imprinting

noun

Definition of GENOMIC IMPRINTING

:  genetic alteration of a gene or its expression that is inferred to take place from the observation that certain genes are expressed differently depending on whether they are inherited from the paternal or maternal parent—called also genetic imprinting, imprinting
February 28, 2015
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