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gene

noun [C] uk   /dʒiːn/ us  
C1 a part of the DNA in a cell that controls the physical development, behaviour, etc. of an individual plant or animal and is passed on from its parents: The illness is believed to be caused by a defective gene.
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in Korean 유전자…
in Arabic جين…
in French gène…
in Turkish gen, kalıtımsal öğe…
in Italian gene…
in Chinese (Traditional) 基因…
in Russian ген…
in Polish gen…
in Spanish gen…
in Portuguese gene…
in German das Gen…
in Catalan gen…
in Japanese 遺伝子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 基因…
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