Significado de Hox en en Inglés

Hox

(also hox)

Pronunciación /hɒks/

nombre

Genetics
  • More fully "Hox gene". (The name of) a homeobox gene. Also, with distinguishing (frequently affixed) letter or numeral: any of several clusters of homeobox genes occurring in vertebrate genomes; any of the loci making up such a cluster.

Origen

1980s. Shortened from homeobox.