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homozygous
having two identical alleles for a trait
phototype
An organizm's physical appearance, or visible traits.
heterozygous
Having two different alleles for a trait.
Codominance
A condition in which neither of two alleles of a gene is doninant or recessive.
trait
A characteristic that an organism can pass onto its offspring through its genes.
heredity
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
genetics
The scientific sudy of heredity.
purebred
An organizm that always produces offspring with the same form of a trait as the parent.
gene
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait.
alleles
The different forms of a gene.
probability
The likelihood a particular event will occur.
Punnett Square
A chart that shows all the possible combinations of alleles that can result from a genetic cross.
genotyope
An organism's genetic make-up or alleles combinations.
heredity
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
genotyope
An organism's genetic make-up or alleles combinations.
hybrid
An organism that two different alleles.