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Genetics - Part 1

traits characteristics
acquired traits traits that are totally influenced by the environment
variation different forms of a trait
dominant can mask or hide another variation of the same trait
recessive can be hidden or masked by another trait
inherited traits traits that are passed from parent to offspring
phenotype the outward physical appearance of an organism, what you can see
hybrid has one dominant form of a gene and one recessive form of that gene
purebred when two genes for a trait are both the same
genotype the actual genetic makeup of an organism
homozygous 2 dominant or 2 recessive
heterozygous one dominant and one recessive
Created by: sdrogers