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What Does Dominant Mean?

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The word dominant has many meanings like ruling, governing, controlling, etc. It is even used in genetics and is known as dominant gene and is the one articulated when heterozygous with a recessive allele of the gene.

In genetics, a dominant allele is usually addressed to a genetic feature which covers the recessive allele. A dominant allele refers starts a phenotype which is visible in a heterozygous genotype. Many trails are resolute by a couple of complementary genes, each of which is innate from a solitary parent.

Time and again when these are put together and evaluated, one gene will be found to efficiently shut out the directives from the other, recessive gene. A dominant allele when put down in a genotype is all the time written before the recessive gene in a heterozygous duo.
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Dominant means the more control you have over 1 of the 2 factors. For example. Say you are a righty, and your write with your right hand, not your left. Your right hand is dominant. You lift weights, You lift more weight in one arm than the other. The arm with more weight holding is dominant.

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