dominant trait definition. In genetics, a trait that will appear in the offspring if one of the parents contributes it.
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Recessive traits can be carried in a person's genes without appearing in that person. For example, a dark-haired person may have one gene for dark hair, which is a dominant trait, and one gene for light hair, which is recessive.Blonde Hair , Blue and gray Eye's, and attached earlobes are examples of recessive traits.
The genetic constitution of an individual organism.Ex HH,Hh,hh
The phenotype of an organism depends on which genes are dominant and on the interaction between genes and environment. Compare genotype. The outward appearance of an organism; the expression of a genotype in the form of traits that can be seen and measured, such as hair or eye color.