the term meta=beyond, then human at the end
so beyond human
or beyond normal human limitations
metahmans are a subspecies of humans and are born with the metagene. the metagene is a third strand of dna, that can occur through birth or by mutation. the way this mutation is activated is unknown. more research will have to continue to understand the metahumans. we have no clue how this gene is passed down, but you can read more info on the metagene by clicking here.
a few powers that can occur
- super strength
- extrasensory perception
- and many more
metagene occurs in approximitly 12% of all humans. it dictates weather or not the person can deveope superhuman powers. they will usually be displayed at or even before birth.