nonallelic

adjective non·al·le·lic \ ˌnän-ə-ˈlē-lik , -ˈle- \

Definition of nonallelic

: not behaving as alleles toward one another
  • nonallelic genes

First Known Use of nonallelic

1938


Medical Dictionary

nonallelic

adjective non·al·le·lic \ ˌnän-ə-ˈlē-lik , -ˈlel-ik \

medical Definition of nonallelic

: not behaving as alleles toward one another
  • nonallelic genes

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