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Hox gene

Definition noun, plural: Hox genes Any of the developmental control genes involved in establishing the anterior-posterior... Read More

Homology

In biology, homology refers to similarities caused by shared ancestry between two structures or genes from distinct species.... Read More

Embryo

An embryo refers to the early developmental stage of a multicellular organism that follows fertilization. This stage... Read More

Antennapedia

Definition noun A hox gene first described in Drosophila, which is responsible for the formation and differentiation of the... Read More

Growth

Growth Definition What is growth in biology? Growth is the irreversible increase of an organism’s size over a given... Read More

Embryology

Embryology Definition Embryology is a branch of biology that deals with the topics concerning gamete formation... Read More