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

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1949, in the meaning defined above

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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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