Genetics & Heredity 2019
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the scientific study of heredity
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
Father of Genetics who studied reproduction in pea plants
a characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offspring through its genes
the different forms of a gene
an allele whose trait always shows in the organism when the allele is present. The big letter.
Present even when only inherited from one parent.
an allele that is masked when a dominant allele is present. The little letter.
Only present when inherited from both parents.
an organism that has two different alleles for a trait
A segment of DNA that codes for a specific trait
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