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phenotype
physical characteristics
punnet square
a chart that show all the possible conbinations of alleles that can result from a genetic cross
codominance
neither alleles are dominant or recessive
individual alleles control the inheritance of _________.
traits
heterozygous
different pair
(hybrid)
ex. Tt
purebred
only breed the same type together
homozygous
same pair
(purebred)
ex. TT
tt
alleles
types of genes
geneticists use punnett squares to show all the ______ ______ of genetic cross and to determine the ____________ of a particular outcome.
possible outcomes.....
probability
alleles can be _____ or _____
dominant or recessive
genotype
pairs of alleles ( TT, tt, Tt)
mendal was the first scientist to recognize that the principle of probability can be used to _______ the _______ of _________ __________.
predict the results of genetic crosses
trait
different physical characteristics
genetics
scientific study of heredity
dominant alleles
whenever present, always has that characteristic
heredity
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
hybrid
two different alleles for the trait
recessive alleles
trait only shows up when a dominant isn't there
probability
the likelyhood that a particular event will happen
Mendal is often called the
"_________ of __________"
"father of genetics"