supergene

noun su·per·gene \ ˈsü-pər-ˌjēn \

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


Medical Dictionary

supergene

noun su·per·gene \ ˈsü-pər-ˌjēn \

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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