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Recessive

Re`ces´sive   Pronunciation: rė`sĕs´sĭv
a.1.Going back; receding.
2.(Genetics) Not appearing in the phenotype unless both alleles of the organism have the same trait; - of genetic characteristics, or of the genes coding for such characteristics, in diploid organisms. Opposite of dominant; hemophilia is a recessive trait.
n.1.(Genetics) A genetic trait determined by a recessive{2} allele; a trait not appearing in the phenotype unless both chromosomes of the organism have the same allele; also, an allele which is recessive{2}.
Adj.1.recessive - of or pertaining to a recession
Synonyms: recessionary
2.recessive - of genes; producing its characteristic phenotype only when its allele is identical
Antonyms:
dominant - of genes; producing the same phenotype whether its allele is identical or dissimilar
atavistic, reactionary, recedent, recessional, recessionary, recidivist, recidivous, regressive, retroactive, retrocedent, retrocessive, retrograde, retrogressive, retrorse, retroverse, returnable, reversible, reversional, reversionary, revertible, revulsionary
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