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homeobox

[′hō·mē·ə‚bäks]
(cell and molecular biology)
A highly conserved sequence of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) that occurs in the coding region of development-controlling regulatory genes and codes for a protein domain that is similar in structure to certain DNA-binding proteins and is thought to be involved in the control of gene expression during morphogenesis and development.
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