Definition of epigene in English:

epigene

Syllabification: ep·i·gene
Pronunciation: /ˈepiˌjēn
 
/

adjective

Geology
Taking place or produced on the surface of the earth.

Origin

early 19th century: from French épigène, from Greek epigenēs, from epi 'upon' + genēs (see -gen).

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