Definition of Codominant

1. Adjective. (genetics) Describing two or more alleles that are equally dominant. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Codominant

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Codominant

1. In genetics, denoting an equal degree of dominance of two genes, both being expressed in the phenotype of the individual; e.g., genes A and B of the ABO blood group are codominant; individuals with both are type AB. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Codominant

codlin
codlin moth
codline
codlines
codling
codling moth
codling moths
codlings
codlins
codlins-and-cream
codogenic
codology
codomain
codomains
codominance
codominant (current term)
codominant allele
codominant gene
codominant inheritance
codominant trait
codominants
codon
codons
codoped
codoping
codpieces
codrive
codriven
codriver

Literary usage of Codominant

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Ecology and Conservation of the Marbled Murrelet by C. John Ralph (1997)
"... Average diameter (centimeters) at breast height for codominant Douglas-fir ... Number of codominant western hemlock per hectare ..."

2. Effects of the Eruptions of Mount St. Helens on Physical, Chemical, and by Douglas B. Lee (1998)
"Large numbers of this organism were found in other blast-zone lakes, and it was dominant or codominant in St. Helens, Coldwater, and Castle Lakes (Embrey ..."

3. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"Noninfected dominant and codominant trees. 2. Dominant and codominant trees with dwarf mistletoe confined to branches in the lower one- third of live crown ..."

4. Forestry in New England: A Handbook of Eastern Forest Management by Ralph Chipman Hawley, Austin Foster Hawes (1912)
"Grade C. — Heavy thinning, removing dead, suppressed, intermediate and a few codominant trees. Grade D. — Very heavy thinning, removing dead, suppressed, ..."

5. Proceedings for the Eight Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference by M. Boya Edwards (2001)
"The 10 tallest trees per plot (10-T) at each age were used to represent the dominant and codominant components of the stand. Data were subjected to an ..."

6. Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters by Society of American Foresters (1905)
"A medium thinning removes intermediate and suppressed trees, and sometimes a few codominant trees which are in bad condition. A heavy thinning removes ..."

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