Trait controlled by a single gene.
Opposite: multigenic, polygenic

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Monogenic — Mon o*gen ic, a. 1. (Biol.) Of or pertaining to monogenesis. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Producing only one kind of germs, or young; developing only in one way. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monogenic — [män΄ōjen′ik] adj. 1. [ MONO + GEN(E) + IC] Biol. designating or of a mode of inheritance in which a character is controlled by one pair of genesdesignating or of a mode of inheritance in which a character is controlled by one pair of genes 2. [… …   English World dictionary

  • monogenic — 1. adjective a) of, or related to monogenesis or to monogenism b) regulated by a single gene 2. noun A derivative of a monogenic function …   Wiktionary

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  • monogenic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1939 of, relating to, or controlled by a single gene and especially by either of an allelic pair • monogenically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monogenic — adj. [Gr. monos, one; genesis, beginning] 1. Monogenetic. 2. Reproducing in only one way. 3. Determined by the alleles of a single gene; see polygenic. 4. Monomeric …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • monogenic — monogenically, adv. /mon euh jen ik/, adj. 1. Biol. bearing either only males or only females. 2. Genetics. pertaining to a character controlled by one pair of genes. [1855 60; MONO + GEN or GEN(Y) or GENE + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • monogenic — Relating to a hereditary disease or syndrome, or to an inherited characteristic, controlled by alleles at a single genetic locus. * * * mono·gen·ic jen ik, jēn adj of, relating to, or controlled by a single gene and esp. by either of an allelic… …   Medical dictionary

  • monogènic — mo|no|gè|nic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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