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Genetics II Terms
passing on characteristics from parent
study of heredity
All genes in an organism
Different forms of the same gene, get 2 alleles for each trait (mom & dad) tall/short
Two alleles of the same form (2 dominants and 2 recessives)
Different alleles (one dominant and one recessive)
form of gene only expressed in homozygous state, masked by dominant gene
Form of a gene that always shows even if recessive allele is present
Organism's physical appearance caused by expression of genes
Type of gene alleles present in organism's genome (Two letters for each trait
Genotypically homozygous recessive organism crossed with a phenotypically dominant organism, used to determine the genotype of an unknown