Definition of Bithorax

1. Noun. (genetics) used only in the term (term bithorax complex) ¹



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Medical Definition of Bithorax

1. A group of genes (at least nine) found in the fruit fly genus Drosophila which codes for proper segmenting of the thorax (the middle body part of an insect, between the head and the abdomen) during the fruit fly's early development. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bithorax

bites the dust
bitesize
bitest
bitewing
bitewing film
bitewing radiograph
bitewings
bitey
bitfield
bitfields
bitflip
bitflips
bitheism
bithionol
bithiophene
bithorax (current term)
bithorax complex
bithorax complexes
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bitiest
biting
biting in
biting louse
biting midge
biting midges
biting pressure
biting strength
biting the bullet
biting the dust
bitingly

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