English dictionary

gene meaning and definition

Definition and meaning of gene at MeaningMonkey.org. gene meaning and definition in the English Dictionary.

GENE noun

Definition of gene (noun)

  1. (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

If you find this page useful, share it with others! It would be a great help. Thank you!


Link to this page: