adjective. of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by several genes at once; of or related to or determined by polygenes.
- -genic (English)
- poly- (English)
- πολύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Sentences with polygenic
Alleles of a single gene are always found at a particular place or locus on a chromosome, but those genes contributing to the polygenic trait could be anywhere.