pseudogene

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pseu·do·gene

 (so͞o′də-jēn′)
n.
A segment of DNA that resembles a gene but is not functional and usually not transcribed. Pseudogenes often have functional paralogs in the same organism.
Translations
gène silencieux
References in periodicals archive ?
A single gene and a pseudo-gene for the cellular tumour antigen p53.