quantitative inheritance

quantitative inheritance defined in 1951 year

quantitative inheritance - quantitative inheritance;
quantitative inheritance - Type of inheritance in which expression of the character concerned differs only in degree amongst individuals of a species, characteristically showing every gradation from one extreme to the other (continuous variation), with a predominance of intermediate types; e.g. stature in man. Depends on associated action of a number of genes each producing a small effect. See also: Polygene. Compare with: Qualitative inheritance.

near quantitative inheritance in Knolik

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