plasmagene

noun plas·ma·gene \ ˈplaz-mə-ˌjēn \

Definition of plasmagene

: a self-replicating extranuclear determiner of hereditary characteristics

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plasmagene

noun plas·ma·gene \ -ˌjēn \

medical Definition of plasmagene

: an extranuclear determiner of hereditary characteristics with a capacity for replication similar to that of a nuclear gene

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