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Definitions of gene:
  • noun:   (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
    Example: "Genes were formerly called factors"
  • name:  A male given name (common: 1 in 1149 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #200)
  • name:  A female given name (rare: 1 in 20000 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1299)
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #40659)

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