genetic dominant


Of, relating to, or characteristic of a pattern of inheritance of an autosomal trait that is expressed by a gene that always manifests itself phenotypically.

Nearby words

  1. genetic code,
  2. genetic counseling,
  3. genetic counselling,
  4. genetic disease,
  5. genetic disorder,
  6. genetic drift,
  7. genetic engineering,
  8. genetic fallacy,
  9. genetic female,
  10. genetic fingerprint

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