hypomorph

noun
hy·​po·​morph | \ ˈhī-pə-ˌmȯrf How to pronounce hypomorph (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypomorph

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

Other Words from hypomorph

hypomorphic \ ˌhī-​pə-​ˈmȯr-​fik How to pronounce hypomorphic (audio) \ adjective

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“Hypomorph.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypomorph. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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