Definitions For Recessive

noun

  • An allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical

adjective

  • (of genes) producing its characteristic phenotype only when its allele is identical
  • Of or pertaining to a recession

Is Recessive a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
14
Words with Friends
16

The word Recessive is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Recessive in a Sentence

  • A recessive genius who was most comfortable working alone in his chemistry lab

Synonyms for Recessive

Antonyms for Recessive

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