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Formed, originating, or occurring on or just below the surface of the earth.

[French épigène, from Greek epigenēs, growing after : epi-, epi- + -genēs, -born; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Geological Science) formed or taking place at or near the surface of the earth. Compare hypogene
[C19: from French épigène, ultimately from Greek epigignesthai to be born after, from gignesthai to be born]
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(ˈɛp ɪˌdʒin)

formed or originating on the earth's surface (opposed to hypogene): epigene rock.
[1815–25; < French épigène < Greek epigenḗs born after, growing after. See epi-, -gen]
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Then again there is Lysanias of Sphettus, who is the father of Aeschines--he is present; and also there is Antiphon of Cephisus, who is the father of Epigenes; and there are the brothers of several who have associated with me.
A look-up association analysis of the newborn findings at older ages was based on three independent samples of 7- to 9-y-olds: a) Mechanisms of the Development of ALLergy (MeDALL) comprising a pooled sample from two cohorts with uniform methylation measurements: BAMSE (Sweden) and Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy (PIAMA; Netherlands), combined with an independent sample from the BAMSE cohort, BAMSE Epigene (total N = 692) (Xu et al.
The solutional sinkholes are formed by epigene processes and collapse structures represent failure into an underlying void, which may have formed by hypogene or epigene processes.
Two fundamental types of speleogenesis, hypogene and epigene, are differentiated mainly by the distinct hydrodynamic characteristics of the respective groundwater flow systems: (1) stratiform confined aquifer systems or across-formational fracture-vein flow systems, of varying depths and degrees of confinement, and (2) hydrodynamically open, near-surface unconfined systems [7].
This silencing is not a mutation in the DNA; rather it is because of something added onto the DNA, i.e., an epigene. This comes about via biochemical events, including DNA methylation in which an enzyme catalyzes the addition of methyl groups to the DNA cytosine bases in certain regions of the DNA.
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Not content to plead the "inadequacy of glacial dams", tectonic influence was seen as sufficient explanation, rather than the "adventitious and epigene agencies as are sometimes employed" (Chalmers P-1904, p.
In describing the first four levels of the soul, I shall posit where I think the dynamic epigene fits in.
Methylation data in older children in MeDALL (age 4-5 years for INMA, EDEN, BAMSE, and PIaMa, and age 8 years for BAMSE and PIAMA), as well as an independent methylation data set from the BAMSE cohort at age 8 years (BAMSE EpiGene), the latter consisting of asthma cases and healthy controls (Melen et al.
We can make a difference in our intergenerational health through our 'epigenes' by making our nutrition right.
The successful isolation of a number of informative MSAP fragments is reported, and their sequences are used to identify potential candidate epigenes involved in replanting disease.