[ UK /ɹɪsˈɛsɪv/ ]
[ US /ɹəˈsɛsɪv/ ]
  1. of or pertaining to a recession
  2. (of genes) producing its characteristic phenotype only when its allele is identical
  1. an allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical
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How To Use recessive In A Sentence

  • It involves the characteristics of criticism, recessiveness, savvy, introspectiveness and creativity.
  • In order to stimulate a recessive economy and pay for the cost of escalating welfare programs, Congress will add to the national debt.
  • This would allow direct measurement of how far senescence in the original population had been caused by accumulation of partially recessive mutations.
  • Fully recessive mutations are maintained in higher frequencies than partially recessive ones and thus cause greater declines in fitness under consanguineous matings.
  • According to Mendel, what kind of genes "disappear" in F1 pea plants? sex-linked dominant recessive codominant lethal Yahoo! Answers: Latest Questions
  • To the character which alone appears in the first cross is given the name dominant (in this instance tallness is dominant), and to the hidden character that of recessive (dwarfishness, in the example). The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman
  • In so-called recessive disorders, such as sickle cell disease, your child needs to inherit two bad copies of the gene - one from each parent - to develop the disease.
  • Is Recessive Interview Invasion of Privacy?
  • Despite the recessive market we face, we are optimistic that more business will be done than last year.
  • To simplify the analysis, mate the dihybrid with a homozygous recessive strain (ccshsh).
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