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herdity vocab


traits physical characteristics from parents
heredity study of how traits are passed on from one generation to another
variations different forms of a trait within a population
genetics a scientific study of heredity
hybrid an organism with two different alleles for a trait
dominant allele an allele whose trait always shows up in the organism if present
recessive allele an allele that is hidden when it's in the presence of a dominant allele
genotype an organisms combination of combined genes; the organisms genetic make-up
phenotype the physical traits produced by the genotype
homozygous a gene that has two identical alleles for a trait
heterozygous a gene that has two different alleles for a trait
Created by: hms204