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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “gene”

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gene

noun [C]
 
 
/dʒiːn/
a part of the DNA in a cell which contains information in a special pattern received by each animal or plant from its parents, and which controls its physical development, behaviour,
基因
The illness is believed to be caused by a defective gene.
據信,這種疾病是由基因缺陷引起的。
GeneticsInnate and congenital
Translations of “gene”
in Korean 유전자…
in Arabic جين…
in French gène…
in Italian gene…
in Russian ген…
in Turkish gen, kalıtımsal öğe…
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…
(Definition of gene from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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