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Monogenesis

Definition
noun
(1) (genetics) A condition wherein a particular trait results from the expression of a single gene or from the interaction of an allele (as opposed polygenesis – genetics)
(2) (anthropology) Monogenism
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See also:

  • monogene (genetics)
  • monogenetic trait (genetics)


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