Genetics

See the Discovery Video: Mendelian Genetics.

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  1. dihybrid
    a hybrid produced by parents that differ only at two gene loci that have two alleles each
  2. dominant
    most frequent or common
  3. gene
    part of DNA controlling physical characteristics and growth
  4. inheritance
    hereditary succession to a title or an office or property
  5. monohybrid
    a hybrid produced by crossing parents that are homozygous except for a single gene locus that has two alleles (as in Mendel's experiments with garden peas)
  6. pedigree
    the ancestry or lineage of an individual
  7. recessive
    of or pertaining to a recession
Created on March 11, 2010 (updated March 11, 2010)

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