[pen-i-trey-lee-uh] /ˌpɛn ɪˈtreɪ li ə/
the innermost parts or recesses of a place or thing.
the most private or secret things.
the innermost parts
penetrometer (pěn’ĭ-trŏm’ĭ-tər) also penetrameter (pěn’ĭ-trŏm’ĭ-tər)
[pen-i-truh ns] /ˈpɛn ɪ trəns/ noun, Genetics. 1. the frequency, expressed as a percentage, with which a particular gene produces its effect in a group of organisms. Compare (def 2). /ˈpɛnɪtrəns/ noun 1. (genetics) the percentage frequency with which a gene exhibits its effect penetrance pen·e·trance (pěn’ĭ-trəns) n. The frequency, under given environmental conditions, with […]
[pen-i-truh nt] /ˈpɛn ɪ trənt/ noun 1. a person or thing that penetrates. 2. a compound that penetrates the skin, as a lotion or cream. 3. a substance that lowers the surface tension of water; wetting agent. 4. Zoology. a large nematocyst discharging a barbed thread that penetrates the body of the prey and injects […]
- Penetrant gene
penetrant gene pen·e·trant gene (pěn’ĭ-trənt) n. A gene that causes a trait in a specified genotype to be expressed.