quasidominance

(redirected from false dominance)

qua·si·dom·i·nance

(kwā'zi-dom'i-nănts),
Simulation of dominant inheritance of a recessive trait, for example, a heterozygote mating with an affected homozygote resulting in the manifestation of the recessive trait generation after generation.

qua·si·dom·i·nance

(kwā'zī-dom'i-năns)
Simulation by a recessive trait of the pedigree of dominant inheritance (i.e., recurrence in several generations) by repeated, and often occult, consanguineous matings.
Synonym(s): pseudodominance.
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