Manifesting heterozygote

Manifesting heterozygote

An organism heterozygous for what is ordinarily a recessive condition which, as a result of special mechanisms (such as lyonization, allelic exclusion, or a deletion in the homologous chromosome), has phenotypic manifestations.

Synonym: manifesting carrier.

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