Origin: f. Dame, LL. Domna, fr. L. Domina mistress, lady, fem. Of dominus master, ruler, lord; akin to domare to tame, subdue. See tame, and cf. Dam mother, dan, danger, Dangeon, dungeon, Dominie, Don, Duenna.
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... asks how the trait is being inhertited it is infered. a complemation test can help explain if a particualr trait is caused by mutation in the dame gene or different genes. To do a complementation test you would cross two mutants from different stocks (ie.. not related)that have the same phenotype. ...
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