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1. Not complete; not filled up; not finished; not having all its parts, or not having them all adjusted; imperfect; defective. A most imperfect and incomplete divine. (Milton)

2. (Science: botany) Wanting any of the usual floral organs; said of a flower.

(Science: mathematics) incomplete equation, an equation some of whose terms are wanting; or one in which the coefficient of some one or more of the powers of the unknown quantity is equal to 0.

Origin: L. Incompletus: cf. F. Incomplet. See in- not, and Complete.

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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

I wouldn't make a general rule out of it. Except intelligence there are so many other things to consider that such theory as in subject is simply incomplete and unfair. Like someone earlier mentioned the case or rabbits and coyotes. Rabbits needed to learn how to live in one neighborhood with a ...

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by Sheppie
Mon Sep 01, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
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What makes dominant allele dominant?

... happen if two different recessive genes are inherited? The same is true for dominant alleles. Therefore there has to be a mixture of co-dominant, incomplete dominant, recessive and dominant relationships between the alleles. Of course, all of them could be co-dominant or incomplete dominant to ...

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by Tricho
Sun Mar 09, 2014 7:19 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: What makes dominant allele dominant?
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Views: 7711

Evolution or De-evolution?

... when it comes to survival. 3. Most archeological "knowledge" related to evolution is based on opinions and interpretations of incomplete and partially calculated data. Thus, the data is only as good as the algorithms used by the program and its creator... I am not here to promote ...

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by Cat
Fri Feb 21, 2014 1:47 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution or De-evolution?
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Views: 56485

Re: I really need help with the Punnett square & genotypic

if there are 25% be Red, 50% Pink and 25% White, it means the red is incomplete dominant. when heterozygous, it wont be appeared as dominant phenotype, it will appear as pink colour. In ur question, [(heterozygous) for red flower] this mean it is not incomplete ...

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by mavis
Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:52 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: I really need help with the Punnett square & genotypic
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Views: 5214

genetic phenotype

... who is heterozygous for a particular gene? and if we want to describe this genetic phone type, do we describe it as dominance, co-dominance or incomplete dominance? thank you

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by ladwer
Mon Nov 05, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: genetic phenotype
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Views: 2971
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