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Polygenic

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adjective

Of, relating to, characterized by, determined by, influenced by, polygenes


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Note: The term polygenic may be used differently from polygenetic, which relates to polygenesis.


Word origin: poly-, from Greek polus (many, much) + genic, from gene

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Re: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... to be addressed in the tiny .01% sliver of genetic divergence between human groupings. In fact science has demonstrated that intelligence is a polygenic trait and none of those genes appear to reside within the aforementioned .01%. Okay, I acknowledge differences. Now, what's your point? That ...

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by Seth90210
Sun Feb 16, 2014 9:35 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
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recessive traits

hair color is like skin color and height, they are codominant or more accurately polygenic, codominant is just a stupid term not applicable for humans

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by david23
Sat Jun 30, 2012 2:59 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: recessive traits
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Re: Re:

... and give rise to new species (May be a species). But ofcourse it will take time, as today say if your progeny has dominant gene mutation (not Polygenic inheritance) for 4 fingers in hand it may get transferred to next generation only if "He gets chance to marry, though he is weird". ...

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by christianstrategies
Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:22 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Views: 544211

Re: Re:

... and give rise to new species (May be a species). But ofcourse it will take time, as today say if your progeny has dominant gene mutation (not Polygenic inheritance) for 4 fingers in hand it may get transferred to next generation only if "He gets chance to marry, though he is weird". ...

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by christianstrategies
Tue Feb 07, 2012 7:10 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Views: 544211

Re: Re:

... and give rise to new species (May be a species). But ofcourse it will take time, as today say if your progeny has dominant gene mutation (not Polygenic inheritance) for 4 fingers in hand it may get transferred to next generation only if "He gets chance to marry, though he is weird".

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by sachin
Tue Feb 07, 2012 5:08 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Views: 544211
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