prepotency

[ pree-poht-n-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF prepotency
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But this epoch of Ghibelline prepotency in Tuscany was brief.

But the Noveschi were by no means prepared to relinquish their prepotency.

The truth of the principle of prepotency comes out more clearly when certain races are crossed.

The law of prepotency comes into action when species are crossed, as with races and individuals.

It is therefore not surprising that every one hitherto has been baffled in drawing up general rules on the subject of prepotency.

In the two previous chapters, when discussing reversion and prepotency, I was necessarily led to give many facts on crossing.

Thirdly, prepotency of transmission, which may be confined to one sex, or be common to both sexes of the prepotent form.

When we consider latent characters, the explanation of this form of prepotency will be obvious.

Wilson, Dr., prepotency of the Manx over the common cat, ii.

Sturm, prepotency of transmission of characters in sheep and cattle, ii.

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