multiple allelism

multiple alleles

noun Genetics.
a series of three or more alternative or allelic forms of a gene, only two of which can exist in any normal, diploid individual.

Origin:
1935–40

multiple allelism, noun
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multiple alleles
 
pl n
three or more alternative forms of a particular gene existing in a population
 
multiple allelism
 
n

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