Unformatted text preview: separate in gamete formation, such that each gamete gets only one of the two alleles. Multiple alleles – when three or more alleles of the same gene exist in a population. Phenotype –a physiological feature, bodily characteristic, or behavior of an organism. Polygenic Inheritance – The inheritance of a genetic character that is determined by the interaction of multiple genes, with each gene having a small additive effect on the character. Recessive – Is a term used to designate an allele that is not expressed in the heterozygous condition....
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