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A phenotype that varies in quantity, such as height or number of bristles.
pertaining to observations of a numerical kind, e.g. 50 kg, 2 m, 24 hands.
features of animal productivity or performance which can be measured quantitatively.
genetic transmission of phenotypes which are quantitative and continuous.
see quantitative trait.
1. any genetically determined condition; also, the condition prevailing in the heterozygous state of a recessive disorder.
2. a distinctive behavior pattern.
see inherited parakeratosis.
a characteristic that is expressed only in descriptive terms, e.g. fine bone, deep chest.
a characteristic that is expressed mathematically, e.g. an annual yield of milk of 15,000 lb.
the gene for the trait is located on the chromosomes which determine the sex of the individual.