penetrance

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

First Known Use of penetrance

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for penetrance

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin penetrare

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penetrance

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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