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what is pedigree? This is a representation of family history outlining the inheritance of one or more characteristics
what shape represent females in a pedigree chart? circle
what shape represent males in a pedigree chart? square
What is the frequency of autosomal recessive traits in males and females? there is an equal frequency in both sexes
Does autosomal recessive traits skip generations? Autosomal recessive traits DO skip generations
Affected offspring are born to _________ unaffected parents
What is the frequency of autosomal dominant traits in males and females? there is an equal frequency in both sexes
where does one inherit an autosomal dominant traits? dominant traits must inherit the alleles from one of the parents
Does autosomal dominant traits skip generations?, no, autosomal dominant trait does not skip generations
Apart from inheritance, how else can individuals get autosomal dominant traits? through new mutation
Affected offspring must have and affected _______ parent
Do unaffected parents transmit the autosomal dominant trait? Unaffected parents do not transmit the autosomal dominant trait
X Linked recessive traits appear more in? males than in females
Are X Linked recessive traits passed from father to son? X Linked recessive traits are NOT passes from father to son
Affected Sons are born to Unaffected________ mothers
Do X Linked recessive traits skip generation? X Linked recessive traits do skip generations
who does X Linked recessive traits affect? X linked recessive traits affect more males than females.
Are X linked recessive traits passed from father to son? No. X linked recessive traits NEVER pass from father to son
ALL the daughters of affected fathers are ______ carriers
who does X Linked dominant traits affect? X linked dominant traits affect both males and females. Often more females than males
Affected sons are born to affected ______ mothers
Do X linked dominant traits skip generation? X linked dominant traits do NOT skip generation
Affected daughters inherited their traits from? either an affected mother or affected father
Affected fathers pass their X-linked traits to their ______ daughters
Heterozygous mothers pass their X-liked dominant traits to ______ and _______ to half of their sons and half of their daughters
Traits in the Y chromosome are only found in? males
The father trait is passed on to? to all the sons
Is dominance important in Y Linked traits? Dominance is irrelevant.
Does Y linked traits skip generations? Y linked traits do not skip generations
How is the Y linked traits inherited? It is passed from fathers to all sons

what is pedigree?

what shape represent females in a pedigree chart?

what shape represent males in a pedigree chart?

What is the frequency of autosomal recessive traits in males and females?

Does autosomal recessive traits skip generations?

Affected offspring are born to _________

What is the frequency of autosomal dominant traits in males and females?

where does one inherit an autosomal dominant traits?

Does autosomal dominant traits skip generations?,

Apart from inheritance, how else can individuals get autosomal dominant traits?

Affected offspring must have and affected _______

Do unaffected parents transmit the autosomal dominant trait?

X Linked recessive traits appear more in?

Are X Linked recessive traits passed from father to son?

Affected Sons are born to Unaffected________

Do X Linked recessive traits skip generation?

who does X Linked recessive traits affect?

Are X linked recessive traits passed from father to son?

ALL the daughters of affected fathers are ______

who does X Linked dominant traits affect?

Affected sons are born to affected ______

Do X linked dominant traits skip generation?

Affected daughters inherited their traits from?

Affected fathers pass their X-linked traits to their ______

Heterozygous mothers pass their X-liked dominant traits to ______ and _______

Traits in the Y chromosome are only found in?

The father trait is passed on to?

Is dominance important in Y Linked traits?

Does Y linked traits skip generations?

How is the Y linked traits inherited?

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