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Heredity

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Dominant Allele The "stronger" form that covers up the recessive
Recessive Allele The "weaker" form that can be hidden by the dominant
Genotype The combination of alleles inherited from parents. Represented with a two letter combination
Phenotype The physical appearance of a trait produced by the genotype
Homozygous A genotype where the two alleles are the same
Heterozygous A genotype where two alleles are different
Punnett Square A tool used to predict the probability that offspring will have a particular trait.
Codominant A type of inheritance where both alleles will be fully expressed. Example: Black and white chickens produce black and white speckled chickens
Incomplete Dominance A type of inheritance where one allele is not fully dominant over the other and the resulting heterozygous phenotype is "in between" the two homozygous phenotypes. Example:
Polygenic Inheritance A trait that is controlled by multiple genes.
Heredity The passing of traits from parents to offspring
Genetics The study of heredity
Gregor Mendel An Austrian monk who studied pea plants and laid the foundation of our understanding of heredity. He is referred to as the "Father of Genetics"
Biotechnology The use an application of living and biological processes.
Artificial selection The process of selecting and breeding organisms that have desired traits.
Genetic engineering The process by which a piece of DNA is modified for use in research, medicine, agriculture, or industry.
Clone an organism, cell, or piece of genetic material that is genetically identical to the one from which it was created.
Created by: thompsonv1981