Medical Definition of Phenotypic threshold

1. A quantitative genetic trait with a continuous distribution termed its liability may generate two kinds of phenotype, according to whether the liability lies above or below some critical threshold at about which a radical change in behaviour occurs. For instance, blood uric acid level is a liability with an approximately gaussian distribution. At a critical point of chemical saturation (the threshold crystallization occurs and the resulting gout or nongout is a threshold trait. (05 Mar 2000)



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