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5.4,5.5 Vocab

One of the alternative forms of a gene thet governs a characteristic such as hair color. Allel
A condition in which two Allels are expresses such that the phenotype of a hererozygous individual is a combunation of the phenotypes of the two homozygous perents. Codominance
In genetics, describes an allele that is fully expressed whenever the allele is present in an individual. Dominant
one set of instructions for an inherited trait. Gene
The entire geneticmakeup of an organism, also the combination of genes for one or more specific traits. Genotype
The passing of genetic material from parent to offspring. Heredity
A condition in which two alleles are expressed such that the phenotype of a heterozygous individual is an intermediate of the phenotypes of the two homozygous parents. Incomplete Dominance
A diagram that shows the occurrence of a genetic trait in several generations of a family. Pedigree
An organism's appearance or other detectable characteristic. Phenotype
The liklihood that a possible future event will occur in any given instance of the event. Probobility
A graphic used to predict the results of a genetic cross. Punnett Square
A comparison of two numbers useing division. Ratio
Describes an allele that will be masked unless the organism is homozygous for the trait. Recessive
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