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multigene

adjective mul·ti·gene \ ˌməl-tē-ˈjēn, -ˌtī- \

medical Definition of multigene

: relating to or determined by a group of genes which were originally copies of the same gene but evolved by mutation to become different from each other
  • a multigene family of proteins with a common evolutionary origin
  • —Vann Bennett et al

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