Play
Inheritance and Pedigree Terms

Inheritance and Pedigree Terms

Mastery: 0%
Click on any card to view the other side. To master this BrainRush, click Play.

Share This BrainRush:

Carrier
back
An organism that has inherited a genetic trait or mutation but does not show symptoms of the disease. However, they are able to pass the gene onto their offspring.
front
Sex-Linked Gene
back
Genes that are located on one of the two sex chromosomes (X or Y) in an organism.
front
Incomplete Dominance
back
When an organism that is heterozygous for a trait expresses a phenotype that is a mixture of its two alleles.
front
Codominance
back
A condition in which both alleles of a gene pair in a heterozygote are fully expressed, with neither one being dominant or recessive to the other.
front
Linkage Map
back
A diagram that shows the location of genes in relation to one another in the genome. It can be used to to determine the recombination frequency of genes.
front
Pedigree
back
A chart used to analyze and predict specific phenotypes and genotypes across generations of a family.
front
Karyotype
back
The number and visual appearance of the chromosomes in the cell nuclei of an organism.
front
XX
back
The pair of sex chromosomes that code for the female gender.
front
XY
back
The pair of sex chromosomes that code for the male gender.
front
back
The pedigree symbol for a male who expresses a specific phenotype..
front
back
The pedigree symbol for a male who does not express a specific phenotype..
front
back
The pedigree symbol for a male who is a carrier of a sex-linked gene.
front
back
The pedigree symbol for a female who expresses a specific phenotype..
front
back
The pedigree symbol for a female who does not express a specific phenotype..
front
back
The pedigree symbol for a female who is a carrier of a sex-linked gene.
front