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polygenic (adj.)

1823, "composed of many kinds," from poly- + -genic. Used in chemistry from 1873 for "forming two or more compounds" (with hydrogen or another univalent element).

updated on August 19, 2020

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Definitions of polygenic from WordNet

polygenic (adj.)
of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by several genes at once; of or related to or determined by polygenes;
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