epigenome

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See also: épigénome

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛpɪˈdʒinoʊm/
  • Rhymes: -inoʊm
  • Hyphenation: ep‧i‧ge‧nome

Etymology[edit]

epi- +‎ genome

Noun[edit]

epigenome (plural epigenomes)

  1. (genetics) The total epigenetic state of a cell
  2. (genetics) A chemical responsible for the activation of a particular gene

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