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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koh-dom-uh-nuh nt]
    • /koʊˈdɒm ə nənt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [koh-dom-uh-nuh nt]
    • /koʊˈdɒm ə nənt/

Definitions of codominance word

  • adjective codominance Ecology. being one of two or more species that are equally dominant in a biotic community: a forest in which oak and hickory are codominant. 1
  • adjective codominance Genetics. of or relating to two different alleles that are fully expressed in a heterozygous individual. 1
  • noun codominance (genetics) A condition in which both alleles of a gene pair in a heterozygote are fully expressed, with neither one being dominant or recessive to the other. 1

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Origin of codominance

First appearance:

before 1895
One of the 18% newest English words
First recorded in 1895-1900; co- + dominant

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Parts of speech for Codominance


codominance popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 59% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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