pseu·​do·​dom·​i·​nance -ˈdäm-ə-ˌnən(t)s How to pronounce pseudodominance (audio)
: appearance of a recessive phenotype in a heterozygote containing the recessive gene on one chromosome and a deletion or only part of the dominant gene on the corresponding part of the homologous chromosome

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“Pseudodominance.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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