Synonyms for dominant gene |

Synonyms and antonyms for dominant gene

2. gene (n.)

(genetics) a segment of DNA that is involved in producing a polypeptide chain; it can include regions preceding and following the coding DNA as well as introns between the exons; it is considered a unit of heredity


3. dominant (adj.)

most frequent or common

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4. dominant (adj.)

(of genes) producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar


5. dominant (n.)

an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different


6. dominant (n.)

(music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale


7. gene-splicing (n.)

the technology of preparing recombinant DNA in vitro by cutting up DNA molecules and splicing together fragments from more than one organism