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A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait
Different forms of a gene
An organic compound that is made of one or more chains of amino acids and that is a principal component of all cells
Having two identical alleles for a particular gene
having two different alleles for a trait
An allele that is always expressed
An allele that is masked when a dominant allele is present
An organism's genetic makeup, or allele combinations.
A chart that shows all the possible combinations of alleles that can result from a genetic cross
a type of cell division that results in four daughter cells each with half the number of chromosomes of the parent cell, as in the production of gametes and plant spores.
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female reproductive cells join to form a new cell
a pattern of inheritance in which, under heterozygous conditions, the influence of only one allele is apparent
A pattern of inheritance in which two alleles, inherited from the parents, are neither dominant nor recessive. The resulting offspring have a phenotype that is a blending of the parental traits.
A condition in which both alleles for a gene are fully expressed
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