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adj pleio·tro·pic \ˌplī-ə-ˈtrōp-ik, -ˈträp-\

Medical Definition of PLEIOTROPIC

:  producing more than one effect; especially :  having multiple phenotypic expressions <a pleiotropic gene>


July 04, 2015
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