pleiotropic

adjective
pleio·​tro·​pic | \ˌplī-ə-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträ-\

Definition of pleiotropic 

: producing more than one effect especially : having multiple phenotypic expressions a pleiotropic gene

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pleiotropy \plī-​ˈä-​trə-​pē \ noun

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1938, in the meaning defined above

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pleiotropic

adjective
pleio·​tro·​pic | \ˌplī-ə-ˈtrōp-ik, -ˈträp- \

Medical Definition of pleiotropic 

: producing more than one effect especially : having multiple phenotypic expressions a pleiotropic gene

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