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A gene that is expressed even if only one copy is present in the genotype Dominant gene
A trait that you get from your parents Inherited trait
A gene that is expressed only if TWO copies of it are expressed in the genotype Recessive gene
Name for a trait where the two alleles are exactly the same Homozygous
A trait that is developed after you are born - like playing the piano Acquired trait
Genetic makeup of an organism; the letters we give the genes (ex.- FF) Genotype
The expression of a physical trait like the physical appearance of an organism (ex. - color of eyes) Phenotype
The passing of genes from one generation to another Heredity
Name of a trait where the two alleles are different Heterozygous
Various forms of the same gene are known as (brown hair, black hair, red hair) Alleles
Two-word name that would represent FF Homozygous dominant
Name that would represent Ff Heterozygous
Two-word name that would represent ff Homozygous recessive
What is a Punnett Square? A tool used to determine the probability of traits that an offspring will inherit
A child's genes are inherited from his/her parents.
Genotype of a female XX
Genotype of a male XY
Created by: connie.hambey