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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrecessivere‧ces‧sive /rɪˈsesɪv/ adjective technical 🔊 🔊 HBHa recessive gene is passed to children from their parents only if both parents have the gene opp dominant
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recessiveCertainly the subject, sought from within a particular conscious episode, is peculiarly recessive.In the slow mingling of the made and born, the organic is a dominant trait, while the mechanic is recessive.Not that the other actors are recessive.The genes for hygienic behaviour therefore must be recessive.Unlike pre-velar raising, post-velar raising is highly recessive.The policies proposed for paying the debt are invariably recessive and root out any attempt to grow technology.If the recessive major locus model is accepted the gene frequency would be 59×10 -4.The structural changes that are seen in hemoglobin 5 and C disorders are inherited as autosomal recessive traits. 216.
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