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Main Entry: gene
Pronunciation: primarystressjemacronn
Function: noun
: a part of DNA or sometimes RNA that is usually located on a chromosome and that contains chemical information needed to make a particular protein (as an enzyme) controlling or influencing an inherited bodily trait or activity (as eye color, height, or metabolism) or that influences or controls the activity of another gene or genes

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