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Synonyms of recessive

Noun


1. recessive allele, recessive, allele, allelomorph

usage: an allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical

Adjective


1. recessionary, recessive

usage: of or pertaining to a recession

2. recessive (vs. dominant)

usage: (of genes) producing its characteristic phenotype only when its allele is identical

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