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ex·pres·siv·i·ty

 (ĕk′sprĕ-sĭv′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. ex·pres·siv·i·ties
1. The quality of being expressive.
2. Genetics The degree to which an expressed gene produces its effects in an organism.

expressivity

(ˌɛksprɛˈsɪvɪtɪ)
n
1. (Art Terms) (esp of a work of art) the quality of being expressive
2. (Genetics) genetics the strength of the effect of a gene on the phenotype

ex•pres•siv•i•ty

(ˌɛk sprɛˈsɪv ɪ ti)

n.
1. the quality or state of being expressive.
2. the degree to which a particular gene produces its effect in an organism. Compare penetrance.
[1930–35; < German Expressivität]
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expressivity

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Vivid, effective, or persuasive communication in speech or artistic performance:
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ex·pres·siv·i·ty

n. expresividad, apreciación de un rasgo heredado según se manifiesta en el descendiente portador del gen.
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