Dominant Traits

*Dominant traits are those that are expressed or seen when a heterozygous genotype is present.
*Dominant traits are the usually more seen traits
*EX: When a child has a dark hair both parents have dark hair.
*EX:when the child has dark eyes but the parents have dark eyes.
*EX:When a kid takes after both parents.

Recessive traits

*Recessive traits can be carried in a person's genes without appearing in that person.

*recessive traits are genes that you have but aren't shown.

*EX:You grandparents having dark eyes but you having light eyes.

*EX: your mama having brown hair but you having blonde hair.

*EX:your mama and dad having a normal thumb but yours is a hitchhiker.


*the genetic constitution of an individual organism

the total of genes transfered from parent to kid.



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

*a trait we can observe

*EX:making a pigment in our eyes

*EX:eye color

*EX:hair color

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