Part of speech:
(Electronics) Exhibiting no gain or contributing no energy:
(Biology) Being in a condition of biological rest or inactivity characterized by cessation of growth or development and the suspension of many metabolic processes:
Not active or tending to be active:
Being in a condition of biological rest or inactivity characterized by cessation of growth or development and the suspension of many metabolic processes:
Dominant refers to a gene that will present itself by producing a characteristic that can be inherited.
Relating to the form of a gene that is not expressed as a trait in an individual unless two such genes are inherited, one from each parent. In an organism having two different genes for a trait, the recessive form is overpowered by its counterpart, or dominant, form located on the other of a pair of chromosomes. In humans, lack of dimples is a recessive trait, while the presence of dimples is dominant.
an allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical
Find another word for recessive. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for recessive, like: passive, latent, inactive, not dominant, receding, regressive, suspended, refluent, relapsing, dormant and dominant.