Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: gene
IPA transcription: [dʒ'in]
Pronunciations of gene
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: gene, cistron, factor
    Meaning: (genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity; "genes were formerly called factors"
Usage examples
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Lilith's Brood, License CC BY-SA 4.0