monogenic

monogenic

[mon-uh-jen-ik]
adjective
1.
Biology. bearing either only males or only females.
2.
Genetics. pertaining to a character controlled by one pair of genes.

Origin:
1855–60; mono- + -gen or -gen(y) or gene + -ic

monogenically, adverb
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monogenic (ˌmɒnəʊˈdʒɛnɪk)
 
adj
1.  genetics of or relating to an inherited character difference that is controlled by a single gene
2.  (of animals) producing offspring of one sex

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monogenic mon·o·gen·ic (mŏn'ə-jěn'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to monogenesis; monogenetic.

  2. Relating to monogenism.

  3. Of or regulated by one gene or one of a pair of allelic genes, as an inherited characteristic or a hereditary disease.

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