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inter- +‎ genetic


intergenetic (not comparable)

  1. (biology) Pertaining to multiple genera.
    interspecific and intergenetic hybridization
  2. (biology) Of or pertaining to multiple genes.
    • 2010, Christina Anne Knight, The Short Range Anti-Gravitational Force and The Hierarchically Stratified Space-Time Geometry in 12 Dimensions, Xlibris Corporation ISBN 9781453548639, page 12
      My own intuition is that beneficial genetic mutations do not emerge merely as random errors in genetic copying but emerge inevitably when the optimum intergenetic and thermodynamic conditions
    • 2012, Ziad Issa, John M. Miller, Douglas P. Zipes, Clinical Arrhythmology and Electrophysiology: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease: Expert Consult: Online and Print, Elsevier Health Sciences ISBN 9781455737680, page 618
      The characteristic diversity of the hypertrophic CMP phenotype is attributable to the intergenetic heterogeneity (with a variety of mutations encoding protein components of the cardiac sarcomere)
    • 2014, Raúl Alvarez-Venegas, Clelia De la Peña, Juan Armando Casas-Mollano, Epigenetics in Plants of Agronomic Importance: Fundamentals and Applications: Transcriptional Regulation and Chromatin Remodelling in Plants, Springer ISBN 9783319079714, page 57
      In addition, H3S10ph associates to the 26S and 18S rDNA transcriptional units but is excluded from the non-transcribed intergenetic space (Granot et al. 2009).
  3. (linguistics) Pertaining to multiple languages with different roots.
    • 2003, Studies in African Linguistics
      Intra- and intergenetic language contact led to intermediate stages of simplification of the system (Luwo, Thuri) without necessarily involving fundamental typological changes.

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