AQA Genes Terms

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  • Created on: 29-05-16 14:39
Homozygous
And individual with two identical alleles for a characteristic e.g. DD, dd
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Heterozygous
An individual with different alleles for a characteristic e.g. Dd
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Genotype
Describes the genetic make up of an individual regarding a particular characteristic e.g. Dd, dd
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Phenotype
Describes physical appearance of an individual regarding a particular characteristic e.g. dimples, no dimples
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Allele
Different forms of the same gene
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Gene
The coding for a particular characteristic found in chromosomes.
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Chromosomes
A structure found inside the nucleus that contains genes. Found in all body cells in pairs.
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An individual with different alleles for a characteristic e.g. Dd

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Heterozygous

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Describes the genetic make up of an individual regarding a particular characteristic e.g. Dd, dd

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Card 4

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Describes physical appearance of an individual regarding a particular characteristic e.g. dimples, no dimples

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Different forms of the same gene

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