nonallelic

adjective
non·​al·​le·​lic | \ ˌnän-ə-ˈlē-lik How to pronounce nonallelic (audio) , -ˈle- How to pronounce nonallelic (audio) \

Definition of nonallelic

: not behaving as alleles toward one another nonallelic genes

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1938, in the meaning defined above

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nonallelic

adjective
non·​al·​le·​lic | \ ˌnän-ə-ˈlē-lik How to pronounce nonallelic (audio) , -ˈlel-ik How to pronounce nonallelic (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonallelic

: not behaving as alleles toward one another nonallelic genes

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