penetrance

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noun pen·e·trance \ ˈpe-nə-trən(t)s \

Definition of penetrance

:the proportion of individuals of a particular genotype that express its phenotypic effect in a given environment

Origin and Etymology of penetrance

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin penetrare


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penetrance

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noun pen·e·trance \ ˈpen-ə-trən(t)s \

medical Definition of penetrance

:the proportion of individuals of a particular genotype that express its phenotypic effect in a given environment — compare expressivity

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