Marfan syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder associated with a mutation in collagen and resulting in skeletal, optical, and cardiovascular abnormalities. Each person with a dominant mutant allele expresses at least one of the symptoms, with varying degrees of severity. This is an example of _______.

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incomplete penetrance

  

a sex-influenced trait

  

epistasis

  

variable expressivity

 

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variable expressivity
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