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Meaning of supergene

su•per•gene

Pronunciation: (s'pur-jēn"), [key]
— adj. Geol.
  1. formed by descending waters, as mineral or ore deposits (opposed to hypogene).

su•per•gene

Pronunciation: (s'pur-jēn"), [key]
— n. Genetics.
  1. a portion of a chromosome consisting of linked genes that act as a single unit of inheritance.
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