Definition of monogenic
: of, relating to, or controlled by a single gene and especially by either of an allelic pair
monogenicallyplay \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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But even if 23andMe wanted to, the SNP technology doesn't allow it, since many of the 1,400 monogenic conditions are diagnosed using techniques other than SNP testing.
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Origin and Etymology of monogenic
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1939See Words from the same year
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