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incomplete dominance

noun
1.
the appearance in a heterozygote of a trait that is intermediate between either of the trait's homozygous phenotypes.
Also called semidominance.
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  • When an intermediate phenotype occurs and no allele dominates, incomplete dominance results.
incomplete dominance in Medicine

incomplete dominance n.
A heterozygous condition in which both alleles at a gene locus are partially expressed and which often produces an intermediate phenotype.

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incomplete dominance in Science
incomplete dominance
  (ĭn'kəm-plēt')   
Genetics The fact or condition of being codominant.
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