from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In biology, a part or organ, or a modification of a part or organ, which has recently been generated or acquired.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Biol.) A structure, part, or organ developed independently, that is, not derived from a similar structure, part, or organ, in a preexisting form.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun genetics a gain of function
mutationthat causes novel gene function.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.