expressivity


ex·pres·siv·i·ty

noun \ˌek-ˌspre-ˈsi-və-tē\
plural ex·pres·siv·i·ties

Definition of EXPRESSIVITY

1
:  the relative capacity of a gene to affect the phenotype of the organism of which it is a part
2
:  the quality of being expressive

First Known Use of EXPRESSIVITY

1934

ex·pres·siv·i·ty

noun \ˌek-ˌspres-ˈiv-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ex·pres·siv·i·ties

Medical Definition of EXPRESSIVITY

: the relative capacity of a gene to affect the phenotype of the organism of which it is a part—compare penetrance

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