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dominant allele

Definitions of dominant allele
  1. noun
    an allele that produces the same phenotype whether its paired allele is identical or different
    synonyms: dominant
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    type of:
    allele, allelomorph
    (genetics) either of a pair (or series) of alternative forms of a gene that can occupy the same locus on a particular chromosome and that control the same character
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