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n. a genotype at one position (or locus) of a chromosome that produces a nearly identical phenotype, or observable characteristic, to that produced by a genotype at another position.

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Psychology term of the day

May 26th 2024



1. adj. having the quality of diminishing or retarding a function or activity of a body system or organ.

2. n. any agent that has this quality, especially a CNS depressant.