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Genetics vocabulary

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Chromosomes Strands of genetic material inside the cell that contain information that codes for the traits of an organism.
Genetic Material Genetic information in an organism that is passed down from generation to generation.
Gene The location on the chromosome that contains the instructions for a particular trait.
Alleles Different forms of a gene
Dominant The allele that masks the expression of the repressive allele
Recessive The allele whose expression is masked by the dominant allele
Phenotype The physical characteristics of an organism
Genotype The genetic makeup of an organism
Homozygous when an organism has two identical alleles for a particular gene
Heterozygous when an organism has two different alleles for the same gene
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