Definitions

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  • n. The stable pattern of gene expression that is outside the actual base pair sequence of DNA.

Etymologies

From epi- +‎ genotype; compare epigenetic. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A person’s epigenotype could provide clues to his or her lifetime toxin exposure and the development of diseases such as autism, Alzheimer’s, and schizophrenia.

    The $1,000 Genome

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