multigenic

adjective
mul·​ti·​gen·​ic | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈje-nik How to pronounce multigenic (audio) , -ˌtī-, -ˈjē- \

Definition of multigenic

: involving, produced by, or controlled by two or more genes a multigenic disease caused by several genetically-linked mutations multigenic deletions

First Known Use of multigenic

1933, in the meaning defined above

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“Multigenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multigenic. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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multigenic

adjective
mul·​ti·​gen·​ic | \ ˌməl-ti-ˌjen-ik How to pronounce multigenic (audio) , -ˌjēn- How to pronounce multigenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of multigenic

: involving, produced by, or controlled by two or more genes a multigenic disease caused by several genetically-linked mutations multigenic deletions

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