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pseudoallelism

Pronunciation: su-do-al'el-izm

Definition: Relationship of two or more loci that are difficult to distinguish from a single locus by classical genetic analysis. For instance, the states of the D, D, and E components of the Rh blood locus [MIM*111700] are so far unresolved.

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