Gene vs Orthodenticle - What's the difference?

gene | orthodenticle |

As nouns the difference between gene and orthodenticle

is that gene is embarrassment while orthodenticle is a homeobox gene involved in the development of the head.

As a verb gene

is .



(wikipedia gene)


(en noun)
  • (genetics) A unit of heredity; a segment of DNA or RNA that is transmitted from one generation to the next, and that carries genetic information such as the sequence of amino acids for a protein.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-21, author= Karen McVeigh
  • , volume=189, issue=2, page=10, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= US rules human genes can't be patented , passage=The US supreme court has ruled unanimously that natural human genes cannot be patented, a decision that scientists and civil rights campaigners said removed a major barrier to patient care and medical innovation.}}

    Derived terms

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    See also

    * allele * dominant * recessive




    (-) (wikipedia orthodenticle)
  • A homeobox gene involved in the development of the head.