(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:
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.
Dominant refers to a gene that will present itself by producing a characteristic that can be inherited.
an allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical
Being in a condition of biological rest or inactivity characterized by cessation of growth or development and the suspension of many metabolic processes:
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