Definitions for genetics

This is the genetic makeup of an organism, it describes the organism in terms of the alleles it contains - usually in the context of a particular characteristic
Genotype
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This refers to the characteristics that are expressed in the organism, it means the features that can be observed
Phenotype
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The features that can be observed are determined by ____
Genotype and environment in which an organism has developed
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An allele is said to be dominant if it is only expressed in the phenotype in the presence of another identical allele
Fasle
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Alleles are _____ if they both contribute to the pheontype of a heterozygote
Codominant
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Linkage does not reduce the number of phenotypes resulting from a cross
Fasle
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A characteristic is sex linked if the gene that codes for it is found on the
Sex chromosomes
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Homogametic sex means you contain the
** chromosomes
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Heterogametic sex means you contain the
XY chromosomes
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This refers to the characteristics that are expressed in the organism, it means the features that can be observed

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Phenotype

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The features that can be observed are determined by ____

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An allele is said to be dominant if it is only expressed in the phenotype in the presence of another identical allele

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Alleles are _____ if they both contribute to the pheontype of a heterozygote

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