lethal gene

noun
Updated on: 7 Nov 2017

Definition of lethal gene

: a gene that in some (such as homozygous) conditions may prevent development or cause the death of an organism or its germ cells called also lethal factor, lethal mutant, lethal mutation

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First Known Use of lethal gene

1939


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lethal gene

noun

medical Definition of lethal gene

: a gene that in some (as homozygous) conditions may prevent development or cause the death of an organism or its germ cells called also lethal factor, lethal mutant, lethal mutation

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