Recessive disorder

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A recessive disorder is a disorder that is characterised by the expression of a homozygous recessive allele in the genotype. There are two types of recessive disorders; autosomalrecessive disorders and sex linked recessive disorders[1].

References

  1. Autosomal recessive: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia. [online] Medlineplus.gov. Available at: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002052.htm [Accessed 5 Dec. 2017].

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