Medical Definition of Collateral inheritance

1. The appearance of characters in collateral members of a family group, as when an uncle and a niece show the same character inherited from a common ancestor; in recessive characters it may appear irregularly, in contrast to dominant characters transmitted directly from one generation to the next. (05 Mar 2000)



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collateral inheritance (current term)
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