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Recessive


/riˈsesiv/

Adjective

1. Tending to backward or recede. (thefreedictionary.com)

2. (Genetics) Able to be covered up by a dominant trait. (wiktionary.com)

3. (Genetics) Producing its characteristic phenotype only when its allele is identical. (wordnetweb.princeton.edu)

Noun

1. A recessive allele or trait. (biology-online.org)

2. An organism whose recessive trait is discernible or expressed. (biology-online.org)

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