monogenic

[mon-uh-jen-ik]
adjective
  1. Biology. bearing either only males or only females.
  2. Genetics. pertaining to a character controlled by one pair of genes.

Origin of monogenic

1855–60; mono- + -gen or -gen(y) or gene + -ic
Related formsmon·o·gen·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for monogenic

monogenic

adjective
  1. genetics of or relating to an inherited character difference that is controlled by a single gene
  2. (of animals) producing offspring of one sex
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monogenic in Medicine

monogenic

[mŏn′ə-jĕnĭk]
adj.
  1. Of or relating to monogenesis; monogenetic.
  2. Relating to monogenism.
  3. Of or regulated by one gene or one of a pair of allelic genes, as an inherited characteristic or a hereditary disease.
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