- epigenetic change
- epigenetic process
- Changes in the regulation of the expression of gene activity without alteration of genetic structure.
Definition from: NCI Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- 1: Of, relating to, or produced by epigenesis.
2: Relating to, being, or involving a modification in gene expression that is independent of the DNA sequence of a gene (epigenetic carcinogenesis) (epigenetic inheritance).
Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster Inc.
Related discussion in the Handbook
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.