Synonyms

1. recessive

noun. ['rəˈsɛsɪv'] an allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical.

Synonyms

  • allelomorph
  • recessive allele

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Words that Rhyme with Recessive Allele

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  • pasquinelli
  • pasquarelli
  • filtrenelli
  • berardinelli
  • agostinelli
  • vecchiarelli
  • tortorelli
  • stefanelli
  • signorelli
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  • saltarelli
  • rondinelli
  • robustelli
  • pontarelli
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  • piscitelli
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  • petrucelli
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  • patricelli
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  • mignanelli
  • martorelli
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  • machiavelli
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Example sentences of the word recessive-allele


1. Noun Phrase
Therefore, all were guaranteed to have one recessive allele from the wrinkled parent.

2. Noun Phrase
Heterozygous plants have a dominant and a recessive allele (alternate form) for a given trait.

3. Noun Phrase
Dominant alleles contain the code for a physical trait that masks a recessive allele of the same gene.

4. Noun Phrase
For individuals with two recessive alleles, the recessive trait will appear.

2. recessive

adjective. ['rəˈsɛsɪv'] of or pertaining to a recession.

3. 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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