noun see recessive I

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  • recessiveness — See recessively. * * * Failure of one of a pair of genes (alleles) present in an individual to express itself in an observable manner because of the greater influence, or dominance, of its opposite acting partner. Both alleles affect the same… …   Universalium

  • recessiveness — noun The property of being recessive …   Wiktionary

  • recessiveness — rɪ sesɪvnɪs n. condition in which an inherited trait is not expressed due to a dominant trait inherited from the other parent (Genetics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recessiveness — re·ces·sive·ness …   English syllables

  • recessiveness — noun see recessive I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Доминантные и рецессивные гены (genetic dominance and recessiveness) — По иронии судьбы, о наследственности животных нам известно гораздо больше, чем о наследственности чел. Наследственность является результатом комбинаций генов. Гены это биохимические функциональные элементы хромосом, определяющие потенциальный пол …   Психологическая энциклопедия

  • heredity — /heuh red i tee/, n., pl. heredities. Biol. 1. the transmission of genetic characters from parents to offspring: it is dependent upon the segregation and recombination of genes during meiosis and fertilization and results in the genesis of a new… …   Universalium

  • allele — allelic /euh lee lik, euh lel ik/, adj. allelism, n. /euh leel /, n. Genetics. any of several forms of a gene, usually arising through mutation, that are responsible for hereditary variation. [1930 35; < G Allel, appar. as shortening of G… …   Universalium

  • consanguinity — /kon sang gwin i tee/, n. 1. relationship by descent from a common ancestor; kinship (distinguished from affinity). 2. close relationship or connection. [1350 1400; ME consanguinite ( < AF) < L consanguinitas. See CONSANGUINEOUS, ITY] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • dominance — /dom euh neuhns/, n. 1. rule; control; authority; ascendancy. 2. the condition of being dominant. 3. Psychol. the disposition of an individual to assert control in dealing with others. 4. Animal Behav. high status in a social group, usually… …   Universalium

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