Genotype is what makes the trait - the information within a gene, or the genetic makeup of a specific organism. Genotype is determined by the makeup of something called "alleles," a word that refers to the form of a gene that produces different effects

Phenotype:the set of observable characteristics of an individual resulting from the interaction of its genotype with the environment.

Recessive:relating to or denoting heritable characteristics controlled by genes that are expressed in offspring only when inherited from both parents, i.e., when not masked by a dominant characteristic inherited from one parent.

Dominate:In genetics, a trait that will appear in the offspring if one of the parents contributes it. ( Compare recessive trait.)

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