pseudoallele

noun
pseu·​do·​al·​lele | \ ˌsüd-ō-ə-ˈlē(ə)l How to pronounce pseudoallele (audio) \

Medical Definition of pseudoallele

: 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

Other Words from pseudoallele

pseudoallelic \ -​ˈlē-​lik, -​ˈlel-​ik How to pronounce pseudoallelic (audio) \ adjective
pseudoallelism \ -​ˈlē(ə)l-​ˌiz-​əm, -​ˈlel-​ˌiz-​ How to pronounce pseudoallelism (audio) \ noun

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“Pseudoallele.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pseudoallele. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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