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Traits
physical characteristics
heredity
the passing of traits parents to offspring
genetics
the scientific study of heredity
purebred
on that produces offspring with the same form of a trait as the parent
Genes
factors that control traits
Allele
different forms of genes
Dominant Allele
ones whoes traits always show up in the organism when the allel is present
Recessive allele
is covered up whenever a dominant allele is present
hybirds
have two different alleles for the trait
probability
the likelihood that a particular event will occur
punnett square
a chart that shows all the possible combinations of allels that can
phenotype
its physical appearance, or its invisible traits
genotype
its genetic makeup or allele combinations
homozygous
an organism that has two identicle alleles for a trait
heterozygous
an organism that has two different alleles for a trait
codominance
when the alleles are neither dominant nor recessive