Genetics

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Leaving Certificate Biology Flashcards on Genetics, created by tyanglandr on 05/29/2013.

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Alleles Different genes that control the same trait
chromosome made up of DNA and protein containing genes
dominant gene that is expressed in the phenotype of the heterozygous
fertilisation fusion of two haploid gametes to form a diploid zygote
gamete haploid sex cell capable of fusion
genotype genetic make-up of an organism
heterozygous an organism that had two different genes controlling the same trait
homozygous an organism that has two identical genes controlling the same trait
phenotype the physical appearance of an organism
recessive an allele whose expression in the phenotype is masked by a dominant allele
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