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Descriptor in English: Penetrance
Descriptor in Spanish: Penetrancia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Penetrância
Descriptor in French: Pénétrance
Tree number(s): G05.420.655
G05.695.650
Scope note: The percent frequency with which a dominant or homozygous recessive gene or gene combination manifests itself in the phenotype of the carriers. (From Glossary of Genetics, 5th ed)
Annotation: frequency a gene or gene combination is manifested in the phenotype
History Note: 98
See also the descriptors: Anticipation, Genetic MeSH
Genes, Modifier MeSH
DeCS UI: 33611
Descriptor UI: D019683
Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Penetrance - Preferred
Concept UI M0029217
Scope note The percent frequency with which a dominant or homozygous recessive gene or gene combination manifests itself in the phenotype of the carriers. (From Glossary of Genetics, 5th ed)
Preferred term Penetrance



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