Definition of Monogenic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by a single pair of genes.

Category relationships: Genetic Science, Genetics
Similar to: Heritable, Inheritable

Definition of Monogenic

1. a. Of or pertaining to monogenesis.

Definition of Monogenic

1. Adjective. of or relating to monogenesis or to monogenism ¹

2. Adjective. (genetics) regulated by a single gene ¹

3. Adjective. producing offspring of only one sex ¹

4. Adjective. (mathematics of a function) having a single derivative at a point ¹

5. Noun. (mathematics) A derivative of a monogenic function ¹

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Definition of Monogenic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Monogenic

1. Controlled by or associated with a single gene. Origin: Gr. Gennan = to produce (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monogenic

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monogenic disorder

Literary usage of Monogenic

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1. Introduction to the Theory of Analytic Functions by James Harkness, Frank Morley (1898)
"I. Is monogenic to mean monogenic at a point, or monogenic over a region? It is the usual, though not the invariable,custom to consider monogenic as an ..."

2. Elements of the Integral Calculus: With a Key to the Solution of Dfferential by William Elwood Byerly, Benjamin Osgood Peirce (1895)
"Consequently w is monogenic. This accounts for the results of Arts. 38-42. If w is a multiple-valued function of z, there may be several different values of ..."

3. An Introduction to the Theory of Multiply Periodic Functions by Henry Frederick Baker (1907)
"0, and must therefore be periodic ; it does not follow however that any one of the monogenic portions of C is periodic with the same periods. ..."

4. A Manual of Elementary Chemistry, Theoretical and Practical by George Fownes (1873)
"... or with 35-5 of chlorine, or generally with the equivalent weight of any monogenic element. Thus of all the compounds of hydrogen and carbon, marsh gas, ..."

5. Bulletin of the New York Mathematical Society by New York Mathematical Society (1894)
"NOTE ON monogenic FUNCTIONS OF A SINGLE VARIABLE. BY PROF. T. tK Me. ... Form P + iQ: in order that this shall be a monogenic function of x -\- iy = z it is ..."

6. A Treatise on the Theory of Functions by James Harkness, Frank Morley (1893)
"If w = u + *i> be a one- valued monogenic function of x -+- iy, the systems of orthogonal straight lines x = a, y — b transform into systems of orthogonal ..."

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