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A character that is not produced solely by the action of the genes of the cell or tissue expressing the phenotype.

It may result from interaction with genetically distinct cells or tissues; therefore, transplantation or transfer of the original cells or tissue to a different genetic milieu may cause disappearance or alteration of the allophenic character.

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