Medical Dictionary

multigene

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

Medical Definition of multigene

  1. :  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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