Mendelian Genetics Vocabulary
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Information passed from parents that codes for physical traits (Ex: pea plant flower color.)
different variations (types) of genes (Ex: purple or white flowers.)
Allele that masks recessive & always shows up if present, use capital letter to indicate (Ex: P=purple flowers.
Hidden by dominant allele; only shoes up if two recessive alleles present. Use lower case letter (Ex: p=white flower.)
Aka true breeding, same two alleles (Ex: PP & pp.)
Aka hybrid. Two different alleles (Ex: Pp.)
Genetic makeup; two alleles that code for a person's trait (Ex: PP, Pp, pp.)
Actual physical trait that shows up because of the genotype (Ex: purple flowers or white flowers.)
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