polygenic definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Of, relating to, or determined by polygenes: polygenic inheritance.
- polˌy·genˈi·cal·ly adverb
polygenic - Medical Definition
Relating to a characteristic or disease controlled by the interaction of genes at more than one locus.
Variant of polygenes
Origin: ; from poly- plush gene
- polygenic adjective