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su·per·gene

 (so͞o′pər-jēn′)
n.
A group of closely linked genes occupying a large chromosomal segment and frequently functioning as a genetic unit.

supergene

(ˈsuːpəˌdʒiːn)
n
a cluster of closely-related genes, often with connected functions
adj
(of a mineral) deposited by downward flow of groundwater(of a chemical process or enrichment) involving or caused by minerals deposited during downward flow of groundwater

su•per•gene

(ˈsu pərˌdʒin)

n.
a portion of a chromosome consisting of linked genes that act as a single unit of inheritance.
[1945–50]
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