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
the descendants of Rechab through Jonadab or Jehonadab. They belonged to the Kenites, who accompanied the children of Israel into Palestine, and dwelt among them. Moses married a Kenite wife (Judg. 1:16), and Jael was the wife of “Heber the Kenite” (4:17). Saul also showed kindness to the Kenites (1 Sam. 15:6). The main body […]