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Allele

An alternate form of a gene

DNA

the "blueprint of the organism", contains instructions for all cells

Dominant

The medium of the two alleles, takes over the recessive traits when they are both present.

Genotype

The letter combination of the two alleles

Heredity

The study of traits being passed down from generation to generation

Heterozygous

A mixed set of alleles

Homozygous

Two of the same alleles

Phenotype

The physical description of a gene, what it looks like.

Recessive

The weaker allele, disappears when the dominant allele is present.

Traits

A characteristic about an individual, example is eye color

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