pleiotropic

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

Definition of pleiotropic

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

pleiotropy

play \plī-ˈä-trə-pē\ noun

1938

First Known Use of pleiotropic

1938


Medical Dictionary

pleiotropic

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

Medical Definition of pleiotropic

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


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