Definition of Homeotic gene
1. Noun. One the genes that are involved in embryologic development.
Medical Definition of Homeotic gene
Lexicographical Neighbors of Homeotic Gene
Literary usage of Homeotic gene
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"... “Hepatocyte nuclear factor 3 alpha belongs to a gene family in mammals that is homologous to the Drosophila homeotic gene fork head”, Genes Dev 5, pp. ..."
2. Gene Transfer in Animal Systems: Bibliography, 1985-1991 (1993)
"The second test was to examine interactions with a mutation in the female sterile (1) homeotic gene. The penetrance of the homeotic phenotype in progency ..."