pseu·​do·​al·​lele ˌsüd-ō-ə-ˈlē(ə)l How to pronounce pseudoallele (audio)
: any of two or more closely linked genes that act usually as if a single member of an allelic pair but occasionally undergo crossing-over and recombination
pseudoallelic adjective

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“Pseudoallele.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Dec. 2023.

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