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allele
one form of a gene
gene
information about a trait that a parent passes to its offspring; a section of DNA; a section of DNA that carries instructions ot make a specific protein
DNA
contains genes, the hereditary blueprints for all life; made up of deoxyribonucleic acid
chromosome
a structure in the nucleus mad eof individual DNA molecules folded and coiled together with proteins
trait
a characteristic of an organism
dominant
have the most influence or control; the trait that is expressed
recessive gene
a gene that is hidden by a dominant gene; it is not expressed