Hox gene

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Medical Definition of Hox gene

Hox gene: One of a subgroup of homeobox genes that are found in clusters on the genes of vertebrates. These are referred to as Hox clusters in mammals. Hox clusters play a role in directing embryonic development.


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Reviewed on 1/24/2017

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