mosaic inheritance

mo·sa·ic in·her·i·tance

inheritance in which the paternal influence is dominant in one group of cells and the maternal in another. Compare: lyonization.

mo·sa·ic in·her·i·tance

(mō-zā'ik in-her'i-tăns)
Inheritance in which the paternal influence is dominant in one group of cells and the maternal in another.
Compare: lyonization
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The title of this book might suggest to some readers that the writer endeavors to inform them about attitudes of the historical Jesus towards Israel's Mosaic inheritance.