pseudodominant

pseudodominant

 [soo″do-dom´ĭ-nant]
the rarely observed pattern of inheritance of a recessive genetic trait in the offspring of parents one of whom is homozygous and the other heterozygous for the gene. Half the offspring are affected as in the common pattern of dominant inheritance seen when only one parent, who is heterozygous, carries the gene.

pseudodominant

/pseu·do·dom·i·nant/ (-dom´ĭ-nint) giving the appearance of being dominant; said of a recessive genetic trait appearing in the offspring of a homozygous and a heterozygous parent.

pseudodominant

the phenotypic expression of a recessive allele as the reult of a deletion of the dominant allele.
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