Medical Dictionary


noun dom·i·nance \ˈdäm(-ə)-nən(t)s\

Medical Definition of DOMINANCE

:  the fact or state of being dominant: as a :  the relative position of an individual in a social hierarchy—compare pecking order b :  the property of one of a pair of alleles or traits that suppresses expression of the other in the heterozygous condition c :  functional asymmetry between a pair of bodily structures (as the right and left hands)
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