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Traits that are passed on from parent to offspring are called ____ _____.
inherited traits
______ was a monk who studied genetics with peas.
Mendel
Every inherited trait was controlled by a pair of "factors" called _______.
alleles
If both factors are the same (GG) or (yy), the pair are known to be ___________.
homozygous*

* homo means same
zygous is from the word zygote
If the paired factors are not the same (containing one dominant factor and one recessive factor - for example (Gy))then the pair are known to be _____________
heteorzygous*

*heteor means different
zygous is from the word zygote
________ is the genetic description of a person
genotype
________ is the physical description of a person
phenotype
__________ _____ is a strong trait.
dominant trait
________ _______ is a weak trait, and is hidden if paired with a dominant gene.
recessive trait
A ________ contains the DNA code for all the traits inherited by an organism.
gene
Use the following information to determine the Punnett Square.

DD and Dd
DD, DD, Dd, Dd
Use the following information to determine the Punnett Square.

DD and dd
Dd, Dd, Dd, Dd
Use the following information to determine the Punnett Sqare.
Dd and dd
Dd, dd, Dd, dd