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Law of Unit Characters

Definition noun (genetics) A Mendelian law which states that every genetic character of an organism is controlled by unit... Read More

Unit character

unit character (Science: genetics) A particular trait or characteristic (usually controlled by a single gene or a set of... Read More

Polygenic trait

Polygenic trait definition Polygenic trait refers to a trait that is controlled by multiple non-allelic genes. These genes... Read More

Law of Segregation

Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance The father of genetics, Gregor Mendel, reported his findings in 1860 that were initially... Read More

Mendel’s laws: definitions

Genetics - a branch of biology that deals with the study of heredity and variationsVariations - differences amongst the... Read More

Measure

measure 1. To make a measurement or measurements. 2. To result, or turn out, on measuring; as, the grain measures well; the... Read More

Numbers

number 1. To count; to reckon; to ascertain the units of; to enumerate. If a man can number the dust of the earth, then... Read More

Number

Number 1. To count; to reckon; to ascertain the units of; to enumerate. If a man can number the dust of the earth, then... Read More

Dominant

Dominant Definition The word dominant or dominant trait is commonly used in biology. The general meaning of dominant is to... Read More

Pressure

pressure 1. The act of pressing, or the condition of being pressed; compression; a squeezing; a crushing; as, a pressure of... Read More

Cell wall

The cell is the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure containing... Read More

Unity

unity Origin: OE. Unite, F. Unite, L. Unitas, from unus one. See One, and cf. Unit. 1. The state of being one; oneness.... Read More