isogenic

adjective
iso·​gen·​ic | \ ˌī-sō-ˈje-nik How to pronounce isogenic (audio) \

Definition of isogenic

: characterized by essentially identical genes identical twins are isogenic

Examples of isogenic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Resistance to remdesivir decreases viral fitness To determine if E802D did in fact confer resistance, the mutation was cloned into an isogenic SARS-CoV-2 strain and resistance to remdesivir was measured. William A. Haseltine, Forbes, 13 Apr. 2022

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First Known Use of isogenic

circa 1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for isogenic

is- + gene + -ic entry 1

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“Isogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isogenic. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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isogenic

adjective
iso·​gen·​ic | \ -ˈjen-ik How to pronounce isogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of isogenic

: characterized by essentially identical genes identical twins are isogenic

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