the set of information that controls a trait; a segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait
a characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offspring through its genes.
a structure in the nucleus that contains hereditary material
the genetic material that carries information about an organism and is passed from parent to offspring
the different forms of a gene that governs a characteristic, such as hair color
A trait that always shows up in the organism when the allele is present.
an allele that is masked when a dominant allele is present.
having two identical alleles for a trait
having two different alleles for a trait
the offspring of many generations that have the same traits
a chart that shows all the possible combinations of alleles that can result from a genetic cross
an organism's physical appearance, or visible traits
genetic makeup of an organism, an organism's genetic makeup, or allele combinations
when a pollen from one flowers anter pollinates that flowers stigma
occurs between flowers of two plants
the father of genetics
a condition in which neither of two alleles of a gene is dominant or recessive
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
a number that describes how likely it is that an event will occur