prepotency

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pre- +‎ potency

Noun[edit]

prepotency (countable and uncountable, plural prepotencies)

  1. The quality or condition of being prepotent; predominance.
  2. (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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