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plasmagene

[plaz-muh-jeen] /ˈplæz məˌdʒin/
noun, Genetics.
1.
a self-replicating genetic particle postulated to be in the cytoplasm of a cell, as in mitochondria.
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British Dictionary definitions for plasmagene

plasmagene

/ˈplæzməˌdʒiːn/
noun
1.
(biology) any gene other than those carried in the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell, such as a mitochondrial gene
Derived Forms
plasmagenic (ˌplæzməˈdʒɛnɪk) adjective
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plasmagene in Medicine

plasmagene plas·ma·gene (plāz'mə-jēn')
n.
A self-replicating hereditary structure thought to exist in cytoplasm and function in a manner analogous to, but independent of, chromosomal genes.

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