dominant ADJECTIVE 1) most important, powerful, or influential. 2) (of a high place or object) overlooking others. 3) Genetics (of a heritable characteristic) controlled by a gene that is expressed in offspring even when inherited from only one parent. Compare with RECESSIVE(Cf. ↑recessive).
NOUN Genetics a dominant trait or gene.
DERIVATIVES dominantly adverb.

English terms dictionary. 2015.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • dominantly — adverb see dominant I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dominantly — See dominant. * * * …   Universalium

  • dominantly — adverb In a dominant manner …   Wiktionary

  • dominantly — adv. authoritatively, supremely, assertively, in a controlling manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dominantly — dom·i·nant·ly …   English syllables

  • dominantly — adverb 1. : to a surpassing extent or degree : for the most part : prevailingly 2. : in a dominant position …   Useful english dictionary

  • dominant — dominantly, adv. /dom euh neuhnt/, adj. 1. ruling, governing, or controlling; having or exerting authority or influence: dominant in the chain of command. 2. occupying or being in a commanding or elevated position. 3. predominant; main; major;… …   Universalium

  • trichodiscoma — Dominantly inherited or nonfamilial elliptical parafollicular mesenchymal hamartomas. * * * tricho·dis·co·ma (trik″o dis koґmə) [tricho + disc + oma] a benign adnexal tumor arising from the mesodermal portion of the hair disk, now… …   Medical dictionary

  • DDEB — dominantly inherited dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa …   Medical dictionary

  • DDEB — • dominantly inherited dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”