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Allele
each member of a gene pair
Dominate
the stronger trait of a gene pair
Gene
basic unit of heredity
Genetics
study of heredity
Genome
the genetic material of an organism
Genotype
all or part of the genetic constitution of an individual or group
Heredity
the transmission of such qualities from ancestor to descendent through the genes
Heterozygous
having the two alleles at corresponding genes on the same chromosomes for one or more alleles
Homozygous
An organism with two genes on the same chromosome that are exactly the same
Hybrid
organism with two different genes with a perticular trait
Pedigree
a distingusished ancestry
Phenotype
visible characteristics of an organism
Purebred
bred from members of a reconized breed without other blood over many generations
Recessive
the weaker trait of a gene pair
Trait
characteristics of an organism