multiple allele

noun

Definition of multiple allele

: an allele of a genetic locus having more than two allelic forms within a population

First Known Use of multiple allele

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Multiple allele.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiple%20allele. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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multiple allele

noun

Medical Definition of multiple allele

: an allele of a genetic locus having more than two allelic forms within a population

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