[ en-han-ser, -hahn- ]
/ ɛnˈhæn sər, -ˈhɑn- /


a person or thing that enhances.
Genetics. a gene or gene fragment that activates other genes.


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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.

Origin of enhancer

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