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polygenic

[¦päl·i¦jen·ik]
(geology)
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Genetic divergence and association among polygenic characters in G.
1, 7) - Polygenic fine conglomerates rest unconformably over an unaltered blackish Variscan basement.
TFRC has a well-documented polygenic or multifactorial inheritance (13,14)
Research has shown that most ASD risk is polygenic (stemming from the combined small effects of thousands of genetic differences, distributed across the genome).
In this study, we searched for evidence that additional genetic variants (other than the known AS3MT variants) influence arsenic methylation capacity, measured as the relative concentration of DMA in urine, using various approaches to evaluate polygenic susceptibility.
Applied clinically, a polygenic risk score incorporating 77 single-nucleotide polymorphisms can stratify women into quintiles of risk (J Natl Cancer Inst.
Currently, the estimate of polygenic risk is made in simple way.
The above findings concerning genes of small effect enable the calculation of a polygenic risk score estimating an individual's genetic liability to schizophrenia and similar psychoses.
Congenital abdominal hernia might be due to anatomical variation, polygenic inheritance or infectious diseases (Tyagi and Singh, 2010).
In a previous study from Mexico, [3] a polygenic polymorphism effect on diabetes could be confirmed.