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The study of traits being passed down from generation to generation


the "blueprint of the organism", contains instructions for all cells


A characteristic about an individual, example is eye color


The letter combination of the two alleles


The physical description of a gene, what it looks like.


An alternate form of a gene


Two of the same alleles


A mixed set of alleles


The medium of the two alleles, takes over the recessive traits when they are both present.


The weaker allele, disappears when the dominant allele is present.

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