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noun oli·go·gene \ˈäl-i-gō-ˌjēn, ə-ˈlig-ə-\

Medical Definition of oligogene

  1. :  a gene that exerts a major effect on a character either as one of two Mendelian alternatives or as one of a few genes controlling a qualitative character


\ˌäl-i-gō-ˈjen-ik, ə-ˌlig-ə-, -ˈjē-nik\play play adjective

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