Prepotency meaning

prē-pōtn-sē
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(biology) The capacity, on the part of one of the parents, as compared with the other, to transmit more than his or her own share of characteristics to their offspring.
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The condition of being greater in power, influence, or force than another or others; predominance.
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The ability of one parent, variety, or strain to transmit individual traits to an offspring, apparently to the exclusion of the other parent, variety, or strain.
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Superiority in power, force, or influence.
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The greater capacity of one parent to transmit certain characteristics to offspring: a theory now rejected.
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The condition of being greater in power, influence, or force than another or others; predominance.
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The ability of one parent, variety, or strain to transmit individual traits to an offspring, apparently to the exclusion of the other parent, variety, or strain.
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The quality or condition of being prepotent; predominance.
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