A disease or condition caused by an absent or defective gene or by a chromosomal aberration, as in Down Syndrome.
- Genetic dominant
genetic dominant adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a pattern of inheritance of an autosomal trait that is expressed by a gene that always manifests itself phenotypically.
noun 1. random changes in the frequency of alleles in a gene pool, usually of small populations. genetic drift n. Random fluctuations in the frequency of the appearance of a gene in a small isolated population, presumably owing to chance rather than natural selection. Also called drift. genetic drift Fluctuations in the frequency of a […]
- Generalized epilepsy
generalized epilepsy n. See grand mal.
- Generalized cortical hyperostosis
generalized cortical hyperostosis n. See Van Buchem’s syndrome.