allel

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See also: Allel

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

allel (not comparable)

  1. allelic
  2. allelomorphic

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of allelomorf, coined by English biologists William Bateson and Edith Rebecca Saunders in 1902. Ultimately from the Ancient Greek prefix ἀλληλ- (allēl-) from ἄλλος (állos, other).

Adjective[edit]

allel (masculine and feminine allel, neuter allelt, definite singular and plural allele, comparative allelare, indefinite superlative allelast, definite superlative allelaste)

  1. (genetics) allelic, allelomorphic

Noun[edit]

allel n (definite singular allelet, indefinite plural allel, definite plural allela)

  1. (genetics) allele

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From French allèle, from Ancient Greek ἀλλήλων (allḗlōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

allel m inan

  1. (biology) allele
    Synonym: allelomorf

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Further reading[edit]

  • allel in Polish dictionaries at PWN