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  1. Having different alleles at one or more corresponding chromosomal
  2. The branch of biology that deals with heredity, especially the mechanisms of hereditary transmission and the variation of inherited characteristics among similar or related organisms.
  3. The law of independent assortment applies well to most plants and animals, but only to those genes which occur on non-homologous autosomal chromosomes.
  4. the principle, originated by Gregor Mendel, stating that during the production of gametes the two copies of each hereditary factor segregate so that offspring acquire one factor from each parent.
  5. The cell formed by the union of two gametes, especially a fertilized ovum before cleavage
  6. a characteristic feature or quality distinguishing a particular person or thing

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  1. GameteA reproductive cell having the haploid number of chromosomes, especially a mature sperm or egg capable of fusing with a gamete of the opposite sex to produce the fertilized egg.


  2. AlleleOne member of a pair or series of genes that occupy a specific position on a specific chromosome.


  3. GenotypeThe genetic makeup, as distinguished from the physical appearance, of an organism or a group of organisms


  4. Hereditytraits or characteristics from parents to offspring through the inheritance of genes.


  5. Dominanta characteristic feature or quality distinguishing a particular person or thing


  6. AssortmentA collection of various kinds; a variety