hypermorph

hypermorph

 [hi´per-morf]
in genetics, a hypermorphic mutant gene, i.e., one exaggerating or increasing normal activity. adj., adj hypermor´phic.

hy·per·morph

(hī'pĕr-mōrf),
1. Person whose sitting height is low in proportion to standing height, owing to excessive length of limb. Compare: hypomorph, ectomorph.
2. A mutant gene that causes an increase in the activity controlled by the gene. Compare: hypomorph.
[hyper- + G. morphē, form]

hypermorph

/hy·per·morph/ (hi´per-morf)
1. a person who is tall but of low sitting height.
2. a mutant gene that shows an increase in the activity it influences.hypermor´phic

hypermorph

[hī′pərmôrf′]
Etymology: Gk, hyper + morphe, form
1 a person whose arms and legs are disproportionately long in relation to the trunk, and whose sitting height is disproportionately short compared to the standing height.
2 a mutant allele that has an increased effect on the expression of a trait. Compare amorph, antimorph, hypomorph.

hy·per·morph

(hī'pĕr-mōrf)
1. Person whose sitting height is low in proportion to standing height, owing to excessive length of limb.
2. A mutant gene that causes an increase in the activity controlled by the gene.
Compare: hypomorph
[hyper- + G. morphē, form]

hy·per·morph

(hī'pĕr-mōrf)
Person whose sitting height is low in proportion to standing height, owing to excessive length of limb.
Compare: ectomorph
[hyper- + G. morphē, form]
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Morphing capabilities were introduced in powerful CAE preprocessing systems such as HyperMorph (Altair Engineering), ANSA (BETA CAE System), ANSYS ParaMesh (ANSYS Inc.
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