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1. dominant

adjective. ['ˈdɑːmənənt'] exercising influence or control.

Synonyms

  • paramount
  • predominant
  • controlling
  • dominating
  • ascendent
  • position
  • status
  • governing
  • superior
  • supreme
  • predominate
  • overriding
  • sovereign
  • preponderant
  • ascendant
  • preponderating

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • nominative
  • unacquisitive
  • submissive

Etymology

  • dominant (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Example sentences of the word dominant-allele


1. Noun Phrase
When both alleles are present, the trait of the dominant allele was manifested in its phenotype.

2. Noun Phrase
Since blue eyes "b" is recessive, it can easily be overshadowed by a dominant allele.

3. Noun Phrase
Capital letters are used for dominant alleles, while recessive alleles are indicated by lower-case letters.

4. Noun Phrase
For instance, blood type AB results from equal dominance of type A and type B dominant alleles.

2. dominant

adjective. ['ˈdɑːmənənt'] most frequent or common.

Synonyms

  • rife
  • prevailing
  • prevalent
  • frequent

Antonyms

  • low
  • descendant
  • descending
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • dominant (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. dominant

noun. ['ˈdɑːmənənt'] an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different.

Synonyms

  • allelomorph
  • allele

Antonyms

  • upper-class
  • middle-class
  • low status

Etymology

  • dominant (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. dominant

noun. ['ˈdɑːmənənt'] (music) the fifth note of the diatonic scale.

Synonyms

  • tone
  • musical note

Antonyms

  • high status
  • southernness
  • anterior

Etymology

  • dominant (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. allele

noun. ['əˈlɛli'] (genetics) either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character.

Synonyms

  • allelomorph
  • recessive
  • factor
  • gene
  • dominant
  • cistron
  • recessive allele

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • infrequent

Etymology

  • Allel (German)
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