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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or determined by polygenes.
  • adjective Of or relating to polygenesis; polygenetic.
  • adjective Of or relating to polygenism.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as polygenous, Fallows.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Biol.) Of or relating to polygeny; polygenetic.

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  • adjective genetics controlled by the interaction of more than one gene
  • adjective mathematics, of a function having an infinite number of derivatives at a point (otherwise it is monogenic)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by several genes at once; of or related to or determined by polygenes

Etymologies

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poly- + -genic

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