epigenetic
adjective Date: 1883 1. a. of, relating to, or produced by the chain of developmental processes in epigenesis that lead from genotype to phenotype after the initial action of the genes b. relating to, being, or involving changes in gene function that do not involve changes in DNA sequence 2. of a deposit or structure formed after the laying down of the enclosing rock • epigenetically adverb

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  • epigenetic — EPIGENÉTIC, Ă, epigenetici, ce, adj. (Despre un depozit de minerale) Care este mai recent decât rocile în care se găseşte – Din fr. épigénétique. Trimis de viomih, 10.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  epigenétic adj. → genetic Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007 …   Dicționar Român

  • Epigenetic — Ep i*ge*net ic, a. Of or pertaining to the epigenesis; produced according to the theory of epigenesis. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • epigenetic — [ep΄əjə net′ik] adj. 1. of, or having the nature of, epigenesis 2. Geol. a) produced on or near the surface of the earth b) formed or deposited later than the enclosing rocks: said of ore deposits, structures, etc. * * * See epigene …   Universalium

  • epigenetic — [ep΄əjə net′ik] adj. 1. of, or having the nature of, epigenesis 2. Geol. a) produced on or near the surface of the earth b) formed or deposited later than the enclosing rocks: said of ore deposits, structures, etc …   English World dictionary

  • epigenetic — adjective a) Of, or relating to epigenesis. Every cell in the body contains the same DNA but epigenetic settings on cells in the bone and blood, for example, mean the tissues do very different jobs. The epigenetic consequences of a huge range of… …   Wiktionary

  • epigenetic — Relating to epigenesis. * * * epi·ge·net·ic jə net ik adj 1) of, relating to, or produced by epigenesis 2) relating to, being, or involving a modification in gene expression that is independent of the DNA sequence of a gene <epigenetic… …   Medical dictionary

  • epigenetic — all processes relating to the expression and interaction of genes …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • epigenetic — adj. pertaining to epigenesis (Biology, Mineralogy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epigenetic — [ˌɛpɪdʒɪ nɛtɪk] adjective 1》 Biology resulting from external rather than genetic influences.     ↘relating to epigenesis. 2》 Geology formed later than the surrounding or underlying rocks. Derivatives epigenetically adverb epigenetics plural noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • epigenetic — ep·i·ge·net·ic …   English syllables

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