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Noun

Singular
gene

Plural
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gene ({{{1}}})
  1. (genetics) A unit of heredity; a segment of DNA or RNA that is transmitted from one generation to the next, and that carries genetic information such as the sequence of amino acids for a protein.

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Italian

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Noun

gene m. (plural geni)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) gene

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Portuguese

Noun

gene m.

  1. (genetics) gene

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Spanish

Noun

gene m. (plural genes)

Singular
gene m.

Plural
genes m.

  1. gene

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Turkish

Adverb

gene

  1. again

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