semidominant

adjective
semi·​dom·​i·​nant | \ˌse-mē-ˈdä-mə-nənt, ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi-, -ˈdäm-nənt\

Definition of semidominant 

: producing an intermediate phenotype in the heterozygous condition a semidominant gene

First Known Use of semidominant

1942, in the meaning defined above

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semidominant

adjective
semi·​dom·​i·​nant | \-ˈdäm-(ə-)nənt \

Medical Definition of semidominant 

: producing an intermediate phenotype in the heterozygous condition a semidominant mutant gene

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