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penetrant

adjective pen·e·trant \ ˈpe-nə-trənt \

Definition of penetrant

2 of a gene : producing a phenotypic effect : exhibiting penetrance

First Known Use of penetrant

1543

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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penetrant

noun

Definition of penetrant

: one that penetrates or is capable of penetrating

First Known Use of penetrant

circa 1734

in the meaning defined above

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