genetic dominance


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ge·net·ic dom·i·nance

denoting a pattern of inheritance of an autosomal mendelian trait due to a gene that always manifests itself phenotypically; generally, the phenotype in the homozygote is more severe than in the heterozygote, but details depend on what criterion of phenotyping is used.
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It was her belief that the genetic dominance of Blacks and other people of color had the capacity to annihilate "whiteness" as a color as it was a recessive genetic trait and that White + Black = colored; White + Brown = colored and White + Yellow = colored.