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Heredity passing of traits from parent to offspring.
allele Alternate form that a gene my have for a trait; can be dominant or recessive.
genetics study of how traits are inherited through action of alleles.
hybrid offspring that was given different genetic information for a trait from each parent.
dominant describes a trait that covers over, or dominants, that trait.
recessive describes a trait that is covered over or dominated by another form of trait and seems to disappear.
Punnett square tool to predict the probability of a certain traits in offspring that shows the different ways alleles can combine.
genotype genetic makeup of an organism.
phenotype outward physical appearance and behavior of an organism as a result of its genotype.
homozygous describes a organism with two of the same alleles for a trait.
heterozygous describes a organism with two different alleles for a trait.
Created by: sophia_mitchell