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Unformatted text preview: e. Genotype Genetic constitution of a cell, an organism, or an individual f. Phenotype An observable trait or characteristic of an organism caused by its genotype g. Homozygous A cell containing two identical alleles of a gene h. Heterozygous An organism is heterozygous at a gene locus when its cell contains two different alleles of a gene. i. Sex-linked This term refers to characteristics that are determined by genes carried on the sex chromosomes (in particular, the X chromosome) j. Codominance A condition in which both alleles of a gene pair are expressed with niehter one being recessive or dominant. k. Incomplete Dominance A genetic factor that will be partially expressed due to the sharing of its controlling influence over the phenotypic trait with the other genetic factors that are present....
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