hypostatic

adjective

hy·​po·​stat·​ic ˌhī-pə-ˈstat-ik How to pronounce hypostatic (audio)
1
a
of a gene : exhibiting hypostasis in the presence of a corresponding epistatic gene
b
of a hereditary character : suppressed by epistasis : appearing recessive to another character due to mediation by a hypostatic gene
2
: depending on or due to hypostasis

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“Hypostatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypostatic. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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