supergene

noun
su·​per·​gene | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌjēn How to pronounce supergene (audio) \

Definition of supergene

: a group of linked genes acting as an allelic unit especially when due to the suppression of crossing-over

First Known Use of supergene

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of supergene was in 1949

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“Supergene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/supergene. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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supergene

noun
su·​per·​gene | \ ˈsü-pər-ˌjēn How to pronounce supergene (audio) \

Medical Definition of supergene

: a group of linked genes acting as an allelic unit especially when due to the suppression of crossing-over

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