codominant


co·dom·i·nant

adjective \ˌkō-ˈdä-mə-nənt, -ˈdäm-nənt\

Definition of CODOMINANT

1
a :  forming part of the main canopy of a forest <codominant trees>
b :  sharing in the controlling influence of a biotic community
2
:  being fully expressed in the heterozygous condition <codominant alleles>
codominant noun

First Known Use of CODOMINANT

circa 1900

co·dom·i·nant

adjective \(ˈ)kō-ˈdäm-ə-nənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CODOMINANT

: being fully expressed in the heterozygous condition <the alleles controlling blood groups A and B are codominant since an individual with both alleles belongs to blood group AB>
codominant noun

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