Definition of Epigenetic

1. a. Of or pertaining to the epigenesis; produced according to the theory of epigenesis.



Definition of Epigenetic

1. Adjective. (genetics mineralogy) Of, or relating to epigenesis. ¹

2. Adjective. (genetics) Of, or relating to epigenetics. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Epigenetic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Epigenetic

1. Of or pertaining to the epigenesis; produced according to the theory of epigenesis. Describes something which influences the behaviour of a cell without directly affecting its DNA or other genetic machinery, such as an environmental effect. (07 May 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epigenetic

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Literary usage of Epigenetic

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1. The Nature of Ore Deposits by Richard Beck (1905)
"\epigenetic DEPOSITS. aries between the several categories do not, ... an impregnation of non-calcareous rocks; briefly designated as epigenetic orebodies. ..."

2. The Principles of Economic Geology by William Harvey Emmons (1918)
"CHAPTER XVII STRUCTURAL FEATURES OF OPENINGS IN ROCKS AND OF epigenetic DEPOSITS Ore deposits, both syngenetic and epigenetic, are commonly classified ..."

3. The Principles of Economic Geology by William Harvey Emmons (1918)
"Of the terms describing forms that arc defined below, all are applied to epigenetic deposits; a few, such as "saddle" and "trough," may be applied also to ..."

4. Mineral Deposits by Waldemar Lindgren (1919)
"THE TEXTURE OF epigenetic DEPOSITS • Primary Texture of Filled Deposits.—The epigenetic deposits are of manifold form and origin, but the majority of them ..."

5. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"epigenetic Ore-Formations—Fissure Veins or Lodes ; Nature of Fissures ; Width and ... epigenetic or Subsequent. I.—SYNGENETIC ORE-FORMATIONS These are ..."

6. Structural and Field Geology for Students of Pure and Applied Science by James Geikie (1905)
"epigenetic Ore-Formations—Fissure Veins or Lodes ; Nature of Fissures ; Width and ... Syngenetic or Contemporaneous, and 2. epigenetic or Subsequent. 1. ..."

7. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"... was mainly solved by the theory of epigenetic evolution established by Driesch and numerous ... epigenetic ..."

8. Evolution and the War by Peter Chalmers Mitchell (1915)
"CHAPTER V THE PRODUCTION OF NATIONALITY : epigenetic FACTORS IN my opinion the most important of the moulding forces that produce the differences in ..."

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