(biology) creeping, crawling, or lying along the ground Also repent
noun 1. any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia, comprising the turtles, snakes, lizards, crocodilians, amphisbaenians, tuatara, and various extinct members including the dinosaurs. 2. (loosely) any of various animals that crawl or creep. 3. a groveling, mean, or despicable person. adjective 4. of or resembling a reptile; creeping or crawling. 5. groveling, mean, or […]
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repressor gene n. A gene that prevents transcription of a nonallele.
adjective 1. belonging or pertaining to the Reptilia. 2. groveling, debased, or despicable; contemptible. 3. mean; treacherous; harmful. noun 4. a reptile. adjective 1. of, relating to, resembling, or characteristic of reptiles 2. mean or treacherous; contemptible: reptilian behaviour noun 3. a less common name for reptile reptilian (rěp-tĭl’ē-ən) Relating to or characteristic of reptiles.
noun, plural reptilia [rep-til-ee-uh] /rɛpˈtɪl i ə/ (Show IPA) 1. a building for the public exhibition of reptiles.