recessive gene n.
A gene that is phenotypically expressed in the homozygous state but has its expression masked in the presence of a dominant gene.
- Recessive inheritance
recessive inheritance n. Inheritance in which a trait is recessive.
[ri-ses-iv] /rɪˈsɛs ɪv/ adjective 1. tending to go, move, or slant back; . 2. Genetics. of or relating to a recessive. 3. Phonetics. (of an accent) showing a tendency to from the end toward the beginning of a word. noun, Genetics. 4. that one of a pair of alternative alleles whose effect is masked by […]
horseman, or chariot. (1.) One of Ishbosheth’s “captains of bands” or leaders of predatory troops (2 Sam. 4:2). (2.) The father of Jehonadab, who was the father of the Rechabites (2 Kings 10:15, 23; Jer. 35:6-19).
/ˈrɛkəˌbaɪt/ noun 1. a total abstainer from alcoholic drink, esp a member of the Independent Order of Rechabites, a society devoted to abstention