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addaword.gifdefinition of epigenetic

adjective
relating to epigenetics, which studies heritable changes in gene expression
It is these epigenetic "marks" that tell your genes to switch on or off, to speak loudly or whisper.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 01/05/2012 10:13:00
Definition of epigenetic from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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