Definition of dysgenic in English:

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dysgenic

Pronunciation: /disˈjenik/

adjective

Exerting a detrimental effect on later generations through the inheritance of undesirable characteristics: dysgenic breeding
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  • In the generations following a dysgenic cross, the IF invades the genome until it reaches 10-15 copies per haploid genome and is progressively repressed through an autoregulation process.
  • Another fact that supports the DHPR role in the slow calcium signal is the complete absence of response in electrically stimulated myotubes derived from the dysgenic cell line.
  • These dysgenic females were highly sterile due to a high level of I retrotransposition.

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Syllabification: dys·gen·ic

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