hypermorph

noun

hy·​per·​morph ˈhī-pər-ˌmȯrf How to pronounce hypermorph (audio)
: a mutant gene having a similar but greater effect than the corresponding wild-type gene
hypermorphic adjective

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“Hypermorph.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypermorph. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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