quantitative character


: an inherited character that is expressed phenotypically in all degrees of variation between one often indefinite extreme and another : a character determined by polygenes compare quantitative inheritance

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“Quantitative character.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/quantitative%20character. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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