nonpenetrance non·pen·e·trance (nŏn-pěn’ĭ-trəns)
- Nonpenetrant trait
nonpenetrant trait non·pen·e·trant trait (nŏn-pěn’ĭ-trənt) n. A genetic trait that is not manifested phenotypically because of factors outside its own locus.
[pen-i-trey-ting] /ˈpɛn ɪˌtreɪ tɪŋ/ adjective 1. able or tending to ; piercing; sharp: a penetrating shriek; a penetrating glance. 2. acute; discerning: a penetrating observation. 3. Surgery. noting a wound that pierces the skin, especially a deep wound entering an organ or body cavity. /ˈpɛnɪˌtreɪtɪŋ/ adjective 1. tending to or able to penetrate: a penetrating […]
- Nonpenetrating wound
nonpenetrating wound non·pen·e·trat·ing wound (nŏn-pěn’ĭ-trā’tĭng) n. A wound, especially to the thorax or abdomen, produced without disruption of the surface of the body.
[pen-shuh n; French pahn-syawn for 3] /ˈpɛn ʃən; French pɑ̃ˈsyɔ̃ for 3/ noun, plural pensions [pen-shuh nz; French pahn-syawn for 3] /ˈpɛn ʃənz; French pɑ̃ˈsyɔ̃ for 3/ (Show IPA) 1. a fixed amount, other than wages, paid at regular intervals to a person or to the person’s surviving dependents in consideration of past services, age, […]