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1. polygenic

adjective. of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by several genes at once; of or related to or determined by polygenes.

Synonyms

  • inheritable

Antonyms

  • nurtural
  • congenital

Etymology

  • -genic (English)
  • poly- (English)
  • πολύς (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Sentences with polygenic


1. Adjective
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.

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