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quasidominance

Pronunciation: kwa'zi-dom'i-nants

Definition: Simulation of dominant inheritance of a recessive trait, a heterozygote mating with an affected homozygote resulting in the manifestation of the recessive trait generation after generation.

Synonym(s): false dominance, pseudodominance

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