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Three or more genes that code for a certain trait are
multiple alleles
A chart or family tree that tracks which family members have a particular trait is a
pedigree
A pedigree is used by
genetists use as a tool to trace the inheritance of traits.
DNA is like fingerprints because
only identical twins have the same DNA
An organisms' physical appearance or visible traits are
phenotype
A genetic makeup or allele combination is a
genotype
The number of genes that control skin traits are
three
When two genetically different individuals are crossed you get a
hybridization
Height is controlled by this many genes
at least 5
Sex linked traits are more common in males than females because
males have one x and y chromosome
A girl is colorblind because she
received two recessive alelles
To breed by continual mating of individualls of the same or closely related stocks is
inbreeding