Views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of Biology Online, its staff, or its partners. A mutation that removes the functional domain, but retains the … This means that for every chromosome in the body, there is another one to match it. Also included are topics on DNA replication during interphase of the cell cycle, DNA mutation and repair mechanisms, gene pool, modification, and diseases... Human consciousness and behavior are an interesting topic since they are determined and controlled by the brain. In ecology, a dominant refers to an organism, such as an animal, dominating a social hierarchy and usually is the top predator with the greatest access to food resources, territory and mate. However, there are organisms that have more than two sets of chromosomes. Over time, mammals have diversified into the placentals and the marsupials. In genetics, dominance pertains to the property of a gene (or allele) in relation to other genes or alleles. Two major plant divisions are covered: the angiosperms and the gymnosperms. In neurology, dominance refers to the normal tendency for one side of the body or of one of a pair of organs to dominate or be used in consistent preference than the other. Objectives To be familiar with the different geological periods and the major.. Mammals are a diverse group of organisms, where most of them develop their offspring within the uterus of the mother. Thus, it would have a greater access to limited resources, such as food, mate, and space. Biologie A gene or allele shows dominance when it suppresses the expression, or dominates the effects, of the recessive gene (or allele). dominant definition: 1. more important, strong, or noticeable than anything else of the same type: 2. (neurology) The normal tendency for one side of the body or of one of a pair of organs to dominate or be used in consistent preference than the other Supplement In general, the term dominance pertains to the state of being dominant or supreme. In … (In genetic terms, a recessive trait is one that is phenotypically expressed only in homozygotes). For instance, the consistent use of one side of the body, as in being left-handed or right-handed, and left-brained or right-brained (depending on which side of his brain is dominant or frequently used) is demonstrated as lateral dominance. Its effects are readily recognized than the effects of the recessive. This tutorial digs into the past to investigate the origins of life. Most dominant traits are due to genes located on the autosomes (the non-sex chromosomes). Familial hypercholesterolemia (high blood. 2Biology Of a hereditary character, … Definition (genetics) (Of, or pertaining to) An allele or a gene that is expressed in an organism’s phenotype, masking the effect of the recessive allele or gene when present (genetics) (Of, or pertaining to) An organism that expresses the dominant gene (or allele) (ecology) (Of, or pertaining to) An organism or group of organisms having the most considerable influence or control in its ecological community among other organism (neurology) Of, or pertaining to the normal tendency for one side of the body or of one of a pair of organs to dominate or be used in consistent persistence than the other Supplement In genetics, the dominant pertains to the one that determines the phenotype of an organism. Everyone has a dominant phenotype. 2Biology Of a hereditary character, allele, or gene: not dominant. Consciousness can be defined by behavior or by electrical pattern of brain activity. Dominant means to be in control. In neurology, a person may be left-brained or right brained depending on which side of his brain is dominant or frequently used. Dominant traits are also expressed in homozygous dominant individuals. Apparently, the early reptiles were able to do so.