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Phenotype
The physical trait that you see.
Genotype
The actual genes that are present.
Dominant trait
This trait always masks the other trait.
Recessive Trait
This trait is only seen if both genes are weak.
Complete Dominance
When the dominant gene completely masks the other gene.
Incomplete Dominance
When the traits blend. Neither trait is dominant.
Heterozygous
An organism that has one dominant gene and one recessive gene for the same trait. Also known as Hybrid. (Bb)
Homozygous
An organism that has two genes for the same trait that are identical. (BB or bb)
Traits
The physical characteristics.
Heredity
The passing of traits from parent to offspring.
Genes
The factors that control traits.
Probabilty
The likelihood that a particular event will occur.
Punnett Square
A chart that shows the results of a genetic cross.
Gregor Mendel
"Father of Genetics"
Jerome Bettis
"The Bus"