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Related to reciprocal cross: incomplete dominance
reciprocal crossa pair of crosses in which the PHENOTYPES of the partners are reversed. Thus, in humans the following are reciprocal crosses:
Different results from the two crosses indicate SEX LINKAGE of the gene controlling the character.
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