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www.medicinenet.com/polygenic_disease/definition.htm

Polygenic disease: A genetic disorder that is caused by the combined action of more than one gene. Examples of polygenic conditions include hypertension, ...

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The term polygenic can have different meanings, including genetic effects that arise from the interaction of multiple genes. It can be said that polygenic inheritance ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3491892

Polygenic diseases are caused by the joint contribution of a number of ... the disease and whole genome sequencing using the panel of genetic markers that are ...

medlineplus.gov/genetics/understanding/mutationsanddisorders/complexdisorders

Others are caused by both genetic and outside factors. ... with the effects of multiple genes (polygenic) in combination with lifestyle and environmental factors .

www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/polygenic-inheritance-and-gene-mapping-915

Scientists are using this knowledge to identify those genes that contribute to polygenic diseases. In fact, rather than using physical changes in chromosome ...

www.biologyonline.com/dictionary/polygenic-disease

More than one gene is associated with a polygenic disease or disorder. Because of the complexity of genetic interactions, it does not follow a pattern the same way  ...

www.khanacademy.org/science/high-school-biology/hs-classical-genetics/hs-non-mendelian-inheritance/a/polygenic-inheritance-and-environmental-effects

One striking example of how environment can affect phenotype comes from the hereditary disorder phenylketonuria (PKU) 6 · If PKU is not treated, the extra ...

www.genome.gov/genetics-glossary/Polygenic-Trait

Brody, Ph.D. Related Terms. Gene Genotype Inherited Mendelian Inheritance Phenotype Complex Disease ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetic_disorder

It can be caused by a mutation in a single gene (monogenic) or multiple genes ( polygenic) or by a chromosomal abnormality. Although polygenic disorders are ...

www.gfmer.ch/SRH-Course-2010/course-files/pdf/Multifactorial-polygenic-inheritance-Hamamy-2010.pdf

Diseases that show familial clustering but do not conform to any recognized pattern of single gene inheritance are termed multifactorial disorders. They are ...