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having identical alleles
having dissimilar alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
These traits always are expressed
These traits are only expressed when homozygous
genetic makeup of an organism (letter combinations)
what an organism looks like as a consequence of its genotype (What you can observe in a PHoto)
father of genetics
one of a number of different forms of a gene
Two different chromosomes with different forms of information (not identical; contain different information for the same trait)
a genetically determined variant of a characteristic
An attribute of an organism, such as hair color, height, color pattern, etc.
description of a trait that is caused by a gene whose expression differs in males and females
an instruction for a characteristic
both alleles contribute to the phenotype of a heterozygous individual
only the dominant allele contributes to the phenotype of the heterozygous individual.
a condition in which two alleles are expressed such that the phenotype of a heterozygous individual is a combination of the parents.