intragenic suppression


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intragenic suppression

[¦in·trə¦jen·ik sə′presh·ən]
(genetics)
The restoration of a suppressed function or character as a consequence of a second mutation located within the same gene as the original or first mutation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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