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semidominant

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adjective semi·dom·i·nant \-ˈdä-mə-nənt, -ˈdäm-nənt\

Definition of semidominant

  1. :  producing an intermediate phenotype in the heterozygous condition <a semidominant gene>



1942

First Known Use of semidominant

1942


Medical Dictionary

semidominant

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adjective semi·dom·i·nant \-ˈdäm-(ə-)nənt\

Medical Definition of semidominant

  1. :  producing an intermediate phenotype in the heterozygous condition <a semidominant mutant gene>




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