Definition of multigene in English:

multigene

Pronunciation /ˈmʌltɪdʒiːn/

noun

Genetics
  • Each of a group of genes with closely related nucleotide sequences, apparently evolved from a common ancestor sequence and often having similar or related functions.

adjective

Genetics
  • Controlled by or involving more than one gene; polygenic.

Origin

1950s. From multi- + gene.