intergenetic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

inter- +‎ genetic

Adjective[edit]

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, 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, 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, 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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