Medical Dictionary

hypomorph

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noun hy·po·morph \ˈhī-pə-ˌmȯrf\

Medical Definition of hypomorph

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

hypomorphic

\ˌhī-pə-ˈmȯr-fik\play adjective

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