codominant

adjective co·dom·i·nant \ 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

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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codominant

adjective co·dom·i·nant \ (ˈ)kō-ˈdäm-ə-nənt \

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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