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Phenotype
the physical apperance or visible traits of an organism
Genotype
a genetic make up of allele combinations of an organism
Homozygous
an organsim that has two identical alleles for a trait ex)tt TT
Heterozygous
an organsim that has two different alleles for a trait ex)Tt
Codominance
alleles ar neither dominont or recessive
Genetics
scientific study of heredity
Purebred
the offspring has the same type of trait of the parent
Genes
factors that control traits
Heredity
the passing of traits from the parent to the offspring
Probability
the likelyhood that a particular event will occur
Hybrids
have two different alleles for a trait
Alleles
the different forms of a gene
Dominant Alleles
the trait that shows in an organism when the allele is present
Recessive Alleles
the trait that is hidden when ever the doninant allele is present
Traits
physical characteristics
Know how to write a phenotype and genotpye punnett square
pheno-dominant:reccessive
geno-dominat:hybrid:reccessive
What is the chromosome theory of inheritance
genes are carried from their parents to their off spring on chromosomes
What happenes during meiosis
the chromosomes seperate and are distributed two different cells. The resulting set cells have only half as many chromosome as the other in the organism