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遺伝子
Readings
いでんし
idenshi
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
gene

Noun or verb acting prenominally
May take the particle 'no'
geneticGen

Kanji
ON: イ, ユイKUN: のこ.す
bequeath, leave behind, reserve

ON: デン, テンKUN: つた.わる, つた.える, つた.う, つだ.う, -づた.い, つて
transmit, go along, walk along, follow, report, communicate, legend, tradition

ON: シ, ス, ツKUN: こ, -こ, ね
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac

Example sentences
デオキシリボ核酸は、遺伝子を作っている複雑な化学物質である。Parts: デオキシリボ, 核酸 (かくさん), 遺伝子 (いでんし), 作る (つくる), 複雑 (ふくざつ), 化学物質 (かがくぶっしつ), であるDNA is a complex chemical that makes up a gene.

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