REVERSION

Hereditary trait which has not expressed itself in the parent, allowing offspring to look more like a distant ancestor than anyone in the immediate family.

REVERSION: "The baby looked just like his great-great grandfather, owing to reversion."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REVERSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reversion/ (accessed January 17, 2021).
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