homeobox

noun
ho·meo·box | \ˈhō-mē-ə-ˌbäks \

Definition of homeobox 

: a short usually highly conserved DNA sequence in various eukaryotic genes and especially homeotic genes that encodes a DNA-binding amino acid domain of some proteins

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1984, in the meaning defined above

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homeobox

noun
ho·meo·box | \ˈhō-mē-ō-ˌbäks \

Medical Definition of homeobox 

: a short usually highly conserved DNA sequence in various genes and especially homeotic genes that encodes a homeodomain

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