semidominant

adjective
semi·​dom·​i·​nant | \ ˌse-mē-ˈdä-mə-nənt How to pronounce semidominant (audio) , 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semidominant. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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semidominant

adjective
semi·​dom·​i·​nant | \ -ˈdäm-(ə-)nənt How to pronounce semidominant (audio) \

Medical Definition of semidominant

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

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