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polygenic

 [pol″e-jēn´ik]
pertaining to or determined by several different genes.

pol·y·gen·ic

(pol'ē-jen'ik),
Relating to a hereditary disease or normal characteristic controlled by the added effects of genes at multiple loci.

polygenic

/poly·gen·ic/ (pol″e-jēn´ik) pertaining to or determined by several different genes.

polygenic

(pŏl′ē-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or determined by polygenes: polygenic inheritance.
2.
a. Of or relating to polygenesis; polygenetic.
b. Of or relating to polygenism.

pol′y·gen′i·cal·ly adv.

pol·y·gen·ic

(pol'ē-jen'ik)
Relating to a hereditary disease or normal characteristic controlled by the added effects of genes at multiple loci.

polygenic

pertaining to or determined by several different genes.
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Data from quantitative trait loci (QTL) studies suggest that days to pollen shed is polygenically inherited (Kozumplik et al.
Data from crosses indicate that testis dysfunction is polygenically controlled (Virdee and Hewitt 1992), even so a very narrow band of unfit hybrids remains possible.
Riley (1973) introduced the term defeated or ghost genes, which may contribute in a minor way to resistance, and visualized them as contributing to polygenically determined quantitative resistance.