allelomorph

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Etymology[edit]

From allelo- +‎ -morph.

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allelomorph (plural allelomorphs)

  1. (genetics, obsolete) Synonym of allele
    • 1916, Thomas Hunt Morgan, Sex-linked inheritance in Drosophila, page 11:
      In such cases each member acts as the allelomorph of any other member, and only two can occur in any one female, and only one in any male.

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