hypomorph

noun

hy·​po·​morph ˈhī-pə-ˌmȯrf How to pronounce hypomorph (audio)
: a mutant gene having a similar but weaker effect than the corresponding wild-type gene
hypomorphic adjective

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“Hypomorph.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypomorph. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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