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Codominant trait

Definition
noun
A trait resulting from an allele that is independently and equally expressed along with the other.
Supplement
An example of codominant trait is blood type, i.e. a person of blood type AB has one allele for blood type A and another for blood type B.
Word origin: co– from Latin cum (with) + dominant
See also: codominance


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