homeobox homeobox

Definition(s):

  • (n) one of various similar homeotic genes that are involved in bodily segmentation during embryonic development

Usage(s):

  1. Hundreds of genes belong to the extended homeobox family, but those that are also homoeotic -- associated with changes in body parts -- are the most important.
  2. In all cases, scientists have found, in charge of establishing this axis is a special set of genes, especially the so-called homeotic homeobox, or HOX, genes.

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