hypermorph

noun
hy·​per·​morph | \ ˈhī-pər-ˌmȯrf How to pronounce hypermorph (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypermorph

: a mutant gene having a similar but greater effect than the corresponding wild-type gene

Other Words from hypermorph

hypermorphic \ ˌhī-​pər-​ˈmȯr-​fik How to pronounce hypermorphic (audio) \ adjective

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“Hypermorph.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypermorph. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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