Definition of Dominants

1. Noun. (plural of dominant) ¹

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Definition of Dominants

1. dominant [n] - See also: dominant

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dominants

dominant eye
dominant frequency
dominant gene
dominant hemisphere
dominant idea
dominant inheritance
dominant lethal trait
dominant oncogene
dominant seventh
dominant seventh chord
dominant seventh chords
dominant species
dominant trait
dominantly inherited Levi's disease
dominants (current term)
dominating set
domination number

Literary usage of Dominants

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

1. Evolution and Animal Life: An Elementary Discussion of Facts, Processes by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1907)
"But Mendel discovered that in this generation the numerical proportion of dominants to recessives is on an average of cases approximately constant, ..."

2. The Laws of Heredity by George Archdall O'Brien Reid (1910)
"The impure dominants of the next and succeeding generations should behave in a similar manner. (2) Since an impure dominant produces an equal number of ..."

3. Heredity and Environment in the Development of Men by Edwin Grant Conklin (1922)
"And in every other case Mendel found that the ratio of dominants to recessives in the second filial generation was approximately three to one. ..."

4. A Practical Course in Botany: With Especial Reference to Its Bearings on by Eliza Frances Andrews (1911)
"Planting all the seeds of the second generation and carefully shielding their progeny from foreign pollen, we get from D, line 2, all pure dominants (D, ..."

5. Collected papers on analytical psychology by Carl Gustav Jung, Constance Ellen Long (1917)
"An important step forward has been taken by the recognition of the dominants of the absolute unconscious. The magical or demoniac effect of the fellow-being ..."

6. Parallel Paths: A Study in Biology, Ethics, and Art by Thomas William Rolleston (1908)
"l These dominants exist in all parts of the organism, and govern those ... The dominants are therefore an course the very thing which he is proving to be a ..."

7. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1903)
"In accordance with the Mendelian hypothesis, all dominant cross- breds resulting from the cross (RxD) xR, are of the class of impure dominants, ..."

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