Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Genetics Of or relating to two alleles of a gene pair in a heterozygote that are both fully expressed.
  • adj. Ecology Being one of two or more of the most characteristic species in a biotic community.
  • adj. Influencing the presence and type of other species in the community.
  • n. Ecology One of the most characteristic species in a biotic community.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Describing two or more alleles that are equally dominant.

Etymologies

From co- +‎ dominant. (Wiktionary)

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