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partially dominant

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partially dominant
  (pär'shə-lē)   
Relating to two alleles of a gene pair in a heterozygote that are both fully expressed. When alleles for both white and red are present in a carnation, for example, the result is a pink carnation, since both alleles are partially dominant.
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