Monogenic

Definition

adjective

(1) (genetics) Of, relating to, characterized by, determined by, influenced by, a single gene or one gene pair

(2) Of an animal bearing offsprings with only one sex, i.e. only female offsprings or only male offsprings, as in some species of aphids


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Word origin: mono-, from Greek 'mónos' (alone) + genic, from gene

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