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1. Of, relating to, or determined by polygenes: polygenic inheritance.
a. Of or relating to polygenesis; polygenetic.
b. Of or relating to polygenism.

pol′y·gen′i·cal·ly adv.


(Genetics) of, relating to, or controlled by polygenes: polygenic inheritance.
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Adj.1.polygenic - of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by several genes at once; of or related to or determined by polygenes
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
heritable, inheritable - capable of being inherited; "inheritable traits such as eye color"; "an inheritable title"
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1, 7)--Over the weathered granitoid batholith lie down first polygenic conglomerates and minor sandstone bodies; they locally contain some pebbles of Triassic dolostones.