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prepotent

(prē-pōt′nt)
adj.
1. Greater in power, influence, or force than another or others; predominant.
2. Genetics Of, having, or exhibiting prepotency.

pre·po′tent·ly adv.

prepotent

(prē-pō′tĕnt) [″ + potentia, power]
Pert. to the greater power of one parent to transmit inherited characteristics to the offspring.

prepotent

having great power; of the two parents, the one with greater power to transmit heritable characteristics to the offspring.