polygenic

(redirected from polygenically)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Words related to polygenic

of or relating to an inheritable character that is controlled by several genes at once

References in periodicals archive ?
Also, it was reported that morphological data showing continuous distributions or that are polygenically controlled, are particularly useful in inter-group classification below species level [5, 6, 7].
However, morphological variation does not reliably reflect the real genetic variation because of genotype-environment interactions and the largely unknown genetic control of polygenically inherited morphological and agronomic traits (Smith and Smith, 1992).
Smith 1993), polygenically inherited (Boag and van Noordwijk 1987; Grant and Grant 1989).
Comparison of these and our study, with those studies reporting resistance to be polygenically controlled, suggested several factors that could explain the different results.