quantitative inheritance


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Related to quantitative inheritance: Polygenic inheritance, qualitative inheritance

quantitative inheritance

quantitative inheritance

see POLYGENIC INHERITANCE.

quantitative

pertaining to observations of a numerical kind, e.g. 50 kg, 2 m, 24 hands.

quantitative characters
features of animal productivity or performance which can be measured quantitatively.
quantitative data
numerical data.
quantitative inheritance
genetic transmission of phenotypes which are quantitative and continuous.
quantitative trait
see quantitative trait.
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