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Medical Term:

amorph

Pronunciation: ā′mōrf

Definition

An allele that has no phenotypically recognizable product and therefore its existence can be inferred on molecular evidence only, depending on the subtlety of the means of detection available.

Synonym(s): silent allele

[G. a- neg. + morphē, form, shape]

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