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1. Greater in power, influence, or force than another or others; predominant.
2. Genetics Of, having, or exhibiting prepotency.
prepotent(prē-pō′tĕnt) [″ + potentia, power]
Pert. to the greater power of one parent to transmit inherited characteristics to the offspring.