Genetics for Dummies
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The Difference between Dominant & Recessive Alleles.
Dominant: Observed trait of an organism that masks the recessive form of a trait.
Recessive: Trait of an organism that can be masked by the dominant form of a trait.
The Difference Between Heterozygous & Homozygous.
Heterozygous: When there are two different alleles for a trait.
Homozygous: When there are two identical alleles for a trait.
The Difference Between Genotype & Phenotype.
Genotype: Combination of genes in an organism
Phenotype: Outward appearence
What is Incomplete Dominance?
Incomplete dominance is the appearance in a heterozygote of a trait that is intermediate between either of the trait's homozygous phenotypes. - Dictionary.com
What is Codominance?
Codominance is the genetics of or pertaining to two different alleles that are fully expressed in a heterozygous individual.
What are Multiple Alleles?
Multiple alleles are a code of DNA that help determine the sex of the infant(s).