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allele
one pair of genes that occupies the same position on homogulous chromosomes
genotype
two-letter set that respresents the alleles an organism posseses for a certain trait
phenotype
the observable expression of an organism' genes
heterozygous
a genotype with two different alleles
homozygous
a genotype with identical alleles
antigen
a protein that, when introduced in the blood, triggers the production of an antibody
RoMP 1
The traits of an organism are determined by its genes.
RoMP 2
Each organism has two alleles.
RoMP 3
In sexual reproduction, each parent contributes only ont of its alleles that make up the genotype for a given trait.
RoMP 4
In each genotype, there is a dominant allele. If it exsists in an organism, the phenotype is determined by that allele.