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Medical Term:

epigenesis

Pronunciation: ep'i-jen'e-sis

Definition:

  1. Development of offspring from a zygote.
  2. Regulation of the expression of gene activity without alteration of genetic structure.

[epi- + G. genesis, creation]

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