epistasis

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἐπίστασις (epístasis, stopping), from ἐφίστημι (ephístēmi, stop), from ἐφ- (eph-) + ἵστημι (hístēmi, make to stand).

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epistasis (countable and uncountable, plural epistases)

  1. (genetics) The modification of the expression of a gene by another unrelated one.

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