Genetics MUST know vocabulary!!
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An organism that has two different alleles for a trait (Aa); same as hybrid.
An organism that has two identical alleles for a trait (AA; aa); same as purebred.
An allele that is masked when a dominant allele is present (aa).
An allele that is always expressed (Aa; AA).
Genetic makeup of an organism (AA; Aa; aa).
An organism's physical appearance, or visible traits. (tall; short; blue eyes; rough skin).
An organism that has two different alleles for a trait (Aa); same as heterozygous.
An organism that has two identical alleles for a trait (AA; aa); same as homozygous.
Both alleles (factors) for a trait are the same and recessive (aa)
Both alleles (factors) for a trait are the same and dominant (AA)
Different forms of a gene
A characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offspring through its genes.
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