Vocabulary words for Genetics Vocabulary quiz.
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An organism that has two different alleles for a trait.
An allele whose trait always shows up in the organism when it is present.
The set of information that controls a trait; code in the DNA.
The different forms of a gene.
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
The offspring of many generations that have the same traits.
A characteristic that an organism can pass to offspring through genes.
The scientific study of heredity.
A number that describes how likely it is that an event will occur.
An organism's physical appearance or visible traits.
An allele that is masked when a dominant allele is present.
A condition in which the two alleles of a gene are neither dominant nor recessive.
Having two different alleles for a trait.
An organism's genetic makeup or allele combinations.
A chart that shows the possible combinations of alleles that result from a genetic cross.
Having two identical alleles for a trait.