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Usage examples for recessive

  1. A lethal factor has a definite locus in the chromosome; if, then, a lethal- bearing female is crossed to a male of another stock with a recessive character whose factor lies in the X chromosome very close to the lethal factor, half the daughters will have lethal in one X and the recessive in the other. – Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila by Thomas Hunt Morgan Calvin B. Bridges
  2. Since no " pinks" appeared the color is recessive and the brother was not heterozygous for it. – Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila by Thomas Hunt Morgan Calvin B. Bridges
  3. They are then recessive thymocentrics. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  4. In this generation were individuals which showed the dominant character and also individuals which presented the recessive character. – Catholic Churchmen in Science by James J. Walsh
  5. 5 What if the minor should become major, the recessive dominant, the obscure prevalent? – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton
  6. Much of what he said, about genes and chromosomes and recessive characteristics and mutation, seemed incomprehensible to Harry. – This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch
  7. And then how should we account for the recessive white? – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  8. With Dominants it became slightly recessive – Earthsmith by Milton Lesser
  9. Also, that when unit factors, say of the color of the eyes, come into conflict, brown or black being mixed with blue or grey, one, the recessive is submerged and overlaid but not destroyed by the other, the dominant. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  10. They are what biologists call " recessive characters; that is, they are not nearly so " dominant" as the older, generalized characters which races inherit from remote ages and which have therefore been more firmly stamped upon the germ- plasm. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  11. With regard to the ordinary form of colour- blindness, Bateson's first explanation was that it was like the horns in the cross- bred sheep, dominant in males, recessive in females. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  12. This is the probable explanation of the fact that the recessive white plumage has some of the pigment from the dominant form. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  13. Lots of mutations are recessive – Thy Rocks and Rills by Robert Ernest Gilbert
  14. In our expansive moments we want to dominate and control everyone and destroy every unlikeness to ourselves; in our recessive phases our homes are our castles and we want to be let alone. – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  15. The dominant, according to Bateson, must be due to the presence of something which is absent in the recessive – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  16. The Vinifera characters are wholly recessive in vine and foliage, the plant resembling closely its American parent, Concord. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  17. While the female inherences every male derives from his mother will, in the presence of the Dominant male- characteristics he derives from his father, retain their latent, or Recessive mode; and will thus not emerge as female characteristics. – Feminism and Sex-Extinction by Arabella Kenealy