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re·ces·sive

 (rĭ-sĕs′ĭv)
adj.
1. Tending to go backward or recede.
2.
a. Genetics Of, relating to, or designating an allele that does not produce a characteristic effect when present with a dominant allele.
b. Of or relating to a trait that is expressed only when the determining allele is present in the homozygous condition.
n. Genetics
1. A recessive allele or trait.
2. An organism having a recessive trait.

re·ces′sive·ly adv.

recessive

(rɪˈsɛsɪv)
adj
1. tending to recede or go back; receding
2. (Genetics) genetics
a. (of a gene) capable of producing its characteristic phenotype in the organism only when its allele is identical
b. (of a character) controlled by such a gene. Compare dominant4
3. (Linguistics) linguistics (of stress) tending to be placed on or near the initial syllable of a polysyllabic word
n
(Genetics) genetics
a. a recessive gene or character
b. an organism having such a gene or character
reˈcessively adv
reˈcessiveness n

re•ces•sive

(rɪˈsɛs ɪv)

adj.
1. tending to recede.
2. Genetics.
a. pertaining to the allele of a gene pair whose effect is masked by the second allele when both are present in the same cell or organism.
b. of or pertaining to the hereditary trait determined by such an allele.
n.
3. Genetics.
a. the recessive allele of a gene pair.
b. the individual carrying such an allele.
c. a recessive trait.
Compare dominant (def. 6).
[1665–75]
re•ces′sive•ly, adv.
re•ces′sive•ness, n.

re·ces·sive

(rĭ-sĕs′ĭv)
Relating to the form of a gene that is not expressed as a trait in an individual unless two such genes are inherited, one from each parent. In an organism having two different genes for a trait, the recessive form is suppressed by its counterpart, or dominant, form located on the other of a pair of chromosomes. See more at inheritance. Compare dominant.

recessive

In genetics, used to describe a trait or gene that is expressed only when its paired trait or gene is identical.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recessive - an allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical
allele, allelomorph - (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; "some alleles are dominant over others"
Adj.1.recessive - of or pertaining to a recession
2.recessive - (of genes) producing its characteristic phenotype only when its allele is identical
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
dominant - (of genes) producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar
Translations
recesivní

recessive

[rɪˈsesɪv] ADJrecesivo

recessive

[rɪˈsɛsɪv] adj [gene] → récessif/ive

recessive

adjzurückweichend; (Econ, Biol) → rezessiv

recessive

[rɪˈsɛsɪv] adj (Bio) → recessivo/a

re·ces·sive

a. recesivo-a.
1. que tiende a retraerse;
2. en genética, rel. al gene que permanece latente.

recessive

adj recesivo
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