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overexpression

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noun over·ex·pres·sion \-rik-ˈspresh-ən\

Medical Definition of overexpression

  1. :  excessive expression of a gene (as that caused by increasing the frequency of transcription We now suspect that many, if not most, cancers arise through the overexpression … of key cellular regulatory genes—J. D. Watson et al

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