Definition of autosomal recessive in English:

autosomal recessive

adjective

Genetics
  • Designating a recessive gene located on an autosome, or a trait whose inheritance is determined by such a gene. Also: of, relating to, or characteristic of such a gene or trait; determined by such a gene.

noun

Genetics
  • An autosomal recessive gene or trait.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Genetics. From autosomal + recessive.

Pronunciation

autosomal recessive

/ˌɔːtəˈsəʊml rɪˈsɛsɪv/