allele

Definition of allele

al`lele´
n.1.one of two or more alternative forms of a gene that can have the same place on homologous chromosomes and are responsible for alternative traits.
2.either of a pair of Mendelian characters that may occur in an organism as a consequence of variation at one gene locus.

Related Words

allelomorph, cistron, factor, gene
Word:

Browse

Allege
Allegeable
Allegeance
Allegement
Alleger
Allegge
Alleghenian
Allegheny
Allegiance
Allegiant
Allegoric
Allegorist
Allegorization
Allegorize
Allegorizer
Allegory
Allegresse
Allegretto
Allegro
Allegro moderato
-allele-
allelic
Allelomorph
allelomorphic
Alleluia
Allemande
Allemannic
Allenarly
Aller
allergenic
allergic
allergist
allergy
Allerion
Alleviate
alleviated
Alleviation
Alleviative
Alleviator
Alleviatory
Alley
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy