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e•pis•ta•sis



Pronunciation: (i-pis'tu-sis), [key]
n.,
pl. -sesPronunciation: (-sēz"). [key]

1. Genetics.a form of interaction between nonallelic genes in which one combination of such genes has a dominant effect over other combinations.
2. Med.
a. the stoppage of a secretion or discharge.
b. a scum that forms on a urine specimen upon standing.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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