Definition of Homeotic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to homeosis. ¹



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Definition of Homeotic

1. being a gene producing a shift in development [adj]

Medical Definition of Homeotic

1. Pertaining to or characterised by homeosis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homeotic

homeosis
homeostases
homeostasis
homeostatic
homeostatic equilibrium
homeostatic lag
homeostatically
homeotherapeutic
homeotherapy
homeotherm
homeothermal
homeothermic
homeothermies
homeotherms
homeothermy
homeotic (current term)
homeotic gene
homeotic genes
homeotic mutant
homeotic mutation
homeotic selector gene
homeotropic
homeotypical
homeowner
homeowners
homeownership
homeowning
homepage
homepages
homeplace

Literary usage of Homeotic

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1. Gene Transfer in Animal Systems: Bibliography, 1985-1991 (1993)
"Mutations in Pc-group genes show strong posterior transformations in homozygous embryos resulting from an ec- topic expression of homeotic genes in segments ..."

2. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"... “Hepatocyte nuclear factor 3 alpha belongs to a gene family in mammals that is homologous to the Drosophila homeotic gene fork head”, Genes Dev 5, pp. ..."

3. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"F6S The MADS box gene family in tomuto: temporal expression during floral development, conserved secondary structures and limnology with homeotic genes from ..."

4. Biotechnology: Education & Training edited by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"Topics include dried pea shape, homeotic genes, gene transcription in plants that are touched or wounded, production of grasslands, seaweed defenses, ..."

5. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"Ramirez-Solis, R.; Zheng, H.; Whiting, J.; Krumlauf, R.; and Bradley, A. Hoxb-4 (Hox-2.6) mutant mice show homeotic transformation of a cervical vertebra ..."

6. Nuclear Nonproliferation: Implementation of the U. S. North Korean Agreed by Gene Aloise (1998)
"Topics include dried pea shape, homeotic genes, gene transcription in plants that are touched or wounded, production of grasslands, seaweed defenses, ..."

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