Definition of recessively in English:

recessively

adverb

  • See recessive

    • ‘A line of briard dogs has been identified that is affected by an autosomal recessively inherited retinal disease resulting in severe, early onset visual impairment.’
    • ‘Female carriers of X-linked recessively inherited disorders can often be identified by some outward expression of the disorder.’
    • ‘This recessively inherited disorder classically presents during infancy and early childhood with a severe illness characterised by encephalopathy and hypoglycaemia.’
    • ‘It can be inherited either recessively or dominantly.’
    • ‘The most common one in the United Kingdom is Friedreich's ataxia, which is inherited recessively, often coming into a family out of the blue when two carrier parents have a child who develops ataxia symptoms.’