pleiotropic gene


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plei·o·trop·ic gene

a gene that has multiple, apparently unrelated, phenotypic manifestations.
Synonym(s): polyphenic gene

pleiotropic gene

[plī′ətrop′ik]
a gene that produces many effects in the phenotype.

plei·o·trop·ic gene

(plī'ō-trō'pik jēn)
A gene that has multiple, apparently unrelated, phenotypic manifestations.
Synonym(s): polyphenic gene.

pleiotropic gene

A gene that has multiple effects.
See also: gene
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