HyperDic: allelomorph

English > 1 sense of the word allelomorph:
NOUNbodyallelomorph, allele(genetics) either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character
English > allelomorph: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaning(genetics) either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character.
Synonymallele
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Narrowerdominant allele, dominantAn allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
recessive allele, recessiveAn allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical
Broadergene, cistron, factor(genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain
Spanishalelomorfo, alelo, allelomorph
Catalanal·lel, al·lelomorf, allelomorph
Adjectivesallelomorphicof or relating to alleles

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