Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dominant_allele

1 sense of dominant allele

Sense 1
dominant allele, dominant -- (an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different)
       => allele, allelomorph -- ((genetics) either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character; "some alleles are dominant over others")

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