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Search Results for: homozygote

Homozygote

Definition noun, plural: homozygotes A nucleus, cell or organism where the alleles for a particular gene on each chromosome... Read More

Heterozygote

Definition noun, plural: heterozygotes A nucleus, cell or organism possessing two different alleles for a particular... Read More

Overdominance

Definition noun (genetics) A type of dominance characterized by a phenotype that is more pronounced in a heterozygote... Read More

Parthenogenesis

To reproduce, by definition, means to produce new offspring. The process is referred to as reproduction, which is one of the... Read More

Filial generation

Definition noun, plural: filial generations (genetics) Any generation resulting from a genetically controlled mating... Read More

Sickle cell anaemia

Definition noun A hereditary blood disorder resulting in anaemia due to a mutation in the allele coding for the beta chain... Read More

Test cross

Definition noun Crossing an organism with dominant genotype to a recessive homozygote for a specific phenotype in order to... Read More

Complete dominance

Complete Dominance Definition Genetics is the study of how traits are inherited by organisms and in what ways these... Read More

Incomplete dominance

Incomplete Dominance Definition After Gregor Mendel discovered inheritance laws, the term ''incomplete dominance'' was... Read More

Non-Mendelian Inheritance

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. The inheritance patterns seen in Mendel's monohybrid and dihybrid crosses... Read More