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multiple allele

noun, Genetics.
1.
any one of a series of three or more alternative or allelic forms of a gene, only two of which can exist in any normal, diploid individual.
Origin of multiple allele
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40
Related forms
multiple allelism, noun
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