Transvection meaning

The act of supernatural flight, such as by a witch.
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(genetics) An epigenetic interaction between an allele on one chromosome and the corresponding allele on the homologous chromosome.

Transvection effects include both activation and silencing.

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(mathematics) A kind of linear mapping which leaves all points on one axis fixed, while other points are shifted parallel to the axis by a distance proportional to their perpendicular distance from the axis.

A projective transvection.

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Origin of transvection

  • transvect +‎ -ion. Coined in the genetic sense by Edward B. Lewis in 1954.

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