Etymology
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epistasis (n.)

"the checking of a discharge," medical Latin, from Greek epistasis "a stopping, stoppage, a halting," from epi "upon" (see epi-) + stasis "a stopping or standing," from PIE root *sta- "to stand, make or be firm."

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Definitions of epistasis

epistasis (n.)
the suppression of a gene by the effect of an unrelated gene;
Synonyms: hypostasis
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