incomplete dominance


noun

the appearance in a heterozygote of a trait that is intermediate between either of the trait's homozygous phenotypes.

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Also called semidominance.
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Medical definitions for incomplete dominance

incomplete dominance

n.

A heterozygous condition in which both alleles at a gene locus are partially expressed and which often produces an intermediate phenotype.
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Scientific definitions for incomplete dominance

incomplete dominance
[ ĭn′kəm-plēt ]

Genetics The fact or condition of being codominant.
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