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Genes

Similar term(s): genetic.

Definition:

The functional and physical unit of heredity passed from parent to offspring. Genes are pieces of DNA, and most genes contain the information for making a specific protein.

Source: NHGRI Talking Glossary of Genetic Terms 

Related words:

Chromosome - DNA - Genotoxic

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Gen
Español: Gen
Français: Gène
Nederlands: Genen

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