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[ol-i-goh-jeen, uh-lig-uh-] /ˈɒl ɪ goʊˌdʒin, əˈlɪg ə-/

noun, Genetics.
a that produces or significantly affects the expression of a qualitative heritable characteristic, acting either alone or with a few other .


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