Homozygous

Science / Biology / Homozygous: Having identical alleles for a given gene.

Recessive

Science / Biology / Recessive: Refers to an allele of a gene that is expressed when the dominant allele is not present. An allele expressed only in homozygous form, when the dominant allele is absent. MORE

True-Breeding

Science / Biology / True-Breeding: Occurs when self-fertilization gives rise to the same traits in all offspring, generation after generation. Now interpreted as equivalent to homozygous. MORE

Incomplete Dominance

Science / Biology / Incomplete Dominance: A type of inheritance in which the heterozygote has a phenotype intermediate to those of the homozygous parents. MORE

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