Heterozygote

Science / Genetics / Heterozygote: Having two alleles that are different for a given gene.

Dominant

Science / Biology / Dominant: Refers to an allele of a gene that is always expressed in heterozygotes. MORE

Overdominance

Science / Marine Biology / Overdominance: Selection favoring heterozygotes MORE

Dominance

Science / Biology / Dominance: The property of one of a pair of alleles that suppresses the expression of the other member of the pair in heterozygotes. MORE

Codominance

Science / Biology / Codominance: A type of inheritance in which heterozygotes fully express both alleles. MORE

Complete Dominance

Science / Biology / Complete Dominance: The type of inheritance in which both heterozygotes and dominant homozygotes have the same phenotype. MORE

Incomplete Dominance

Science / Biology / Incomplete Dominance: A type of inheritance in which the heterozygote has a phenotype intermediate to those of the homozygous parents. MORE

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