Inheritance key words

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Allele
Alternative form of a gene
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Dominant
Allele always expressed
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Recessive
Only expressed when two copies of the allele are present
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Homozygous
Alleles are the same E.G. PP, pp
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Heterozygous
Alleles are different E.G. Pp
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Genotype
The genes present E.G. Bb, bb
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Phenotype
The physical characteristic E.G. Brown eyes
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Allele always expressed

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Dominant

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Only expressed when two copies of the allele are present

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Card 4

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Alleles are the same E.G. PP, pp

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Card 5

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Alleles are different E.G. Pp

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