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What is a gene?

inheritable unit of info for a trait

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What is locus?

the location for a specific gene

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What is an allelle?

different molecular forms of a gene

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What is the law of segregation?

allele pairs of homologs separate during gamete formation

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What do punnett squares do?

determine probable offspring or genotypic and phenotypic ratios

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What is a test cross?

a way to determine an unknown genotype of a dominant phenotype

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What is the Law of Independent Assortment?

alleles of a pair (homologs) separate independently of other allele pairs (homologs)

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What are linked genes?

genes found on the same chromosome