gene
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gene(
jin
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (biology)
a. el gene
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Some gene mutations are associated with breast cancer.Las mutaciones de algunos genes se asocian al cáncer de mama.
b. el gen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The gene that causes albinism is recessive, which means your children will not necessarily inherit it.El gen del albinismo es recesivo, lo cual significa que sus hijos no tienen por qué heredarlo.
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gene
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (biology)
a. el gen
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to have something in one's genesllevar algo en los genes or en la sangre
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gene [dʒiːn]
noun
(Bio) gene (m); gen (m)
modifier
gene mapping (n) cartografía (f) genética
gene splicing (n) acoplamiento (m) de genes
gene therapy (n) terapia (f) génica; terapia (f) de genes
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gene
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gene
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (biology)
a. gene
El gene de la anemia falciforme es recesivo, lo que quiere decir que no se manifiesta necesariamente en el fenotipo del individuo que lo tiene.The sickle cell anemia gene is recessive, which means that it doesn't necessarily manifest itself in the phenotype of the individual who has it.
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