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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimple

A dimple is a small natural indentation in the flesh on a part of the human body, most notably in the cheek or on the chin. ... dimples an "irregular" dominant trait that is probably controlled mostly by one gene but is influenced by other genes.

www.brighthub.com/science/genetics/articles/13998.aspx

Mar 6, 2017 ... Dimples is the word given to any natural indentation or dent on the body, but usually refers to the face. They are most commonly visible when ...

www.genetic.com.au/genetic-traits-dimples.html

The truth is that dimples are actually genetic defects that are caused by shortened facial muscles. ... A single dimple on one cheek is a rare phenomenon.

udel.edu/~mcdonald/mythdimples.html

Dec 8, 2011 ... Whether you have dimples in your cheeks is NOT determined by a single gene; this page reviews the evidence.

www.bustle.com/articles/84021-why-do-people-have-dimples-the-reason-some-smiles-are-so-darn-cute-explained

May 18, 2015 ... But cheek dimples are a little more complicated. ... It's generally agreed that dimples are genetic — but there's an argument about the details.

genetics.thetech.org/ask/ask47

Sep 3, 2004 ... ... I've read, it seems that there are separate cheek and chin dimple genes. ... Maybe the cleft chin gene only needs to be on for a short period ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/ask-smithsonian-what-is-dimple-180960272

Aug 30, 2016 ... And yet, those facial depressions are essentially an accident of birth, conferred through genetics. “Cheek dimples are a genetically transmitted ...

learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/observable

Although some sources say that this trait is controlled by a single gene, with unattached earlobes being ... Dimples are small, natural indentations on the cheeks.

blogs.babycenter.com/mom_stories/06192015did-you-know-dimples-are-a-genetic-defect

Jun 20, 2015 ... One of the first things you may notice about my daughter are her cute dimples. The small indentations that appear on her cheeks when she ...