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11 Biology

Chapter 6, Unit 2

incomplete dominance a condition in which neither allele for a gene completely conceals the presence of the other; it results in intermediate expression of a trait
codominance the condition in which both alleles for a trait are equally expressed in a heterozygote; both alleles are dominant
heterozygous advantage a survival benefit for individuals who inherit two different alleles for the same trait
continuous variation a range of variation in one trait resulting from the activity of many genes
polygenic trait a trait that is controlled by more than one gene
linked genes genes that are on the same chromosome and that tend to be inherited together
sex-linked trait a trait controlled by genes on the X or the Y chromosome
bioinformatics a field of study that deals with using computer technology to create and analyze large databases of information
genomics the study of genomes and the complex interactions of genes that result in phenotypes
genetic profile the complete genotype of an individual, including various mutations
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