Going back; receding.
- Tending to go backward or recede.
- Genetics Of, relating to, or designating an allele that does not produce a characteristic effect when present with a dominant allele.
- Of or relating to a trait that is expressed only when the determining allele is present in the homozygous condition.
- Genetics A recessive allele or trait.
- Genetics An organism having a recessive trait.