manifesting heterozygote

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manifesting heterozygote man·i·fest·ing heterozygote (mā'ə-fěs'tĭng)
An organism heterozygous for what is ordinarily a recessive condition and, as a result of special mechanisms, such as Lyonization, with phenotypic manifestations. Also called manifesting carrier.

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