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Dominant & Recessive Genes

Dominant & Recessive Genes

Author: Barbara Ludins

This lesson will define gene as well as compare and contrast dominant genes from recessive genes.

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Terms to Know
Dominant Gene

This gene’s feature will be expressed each time it is present, only a single gene is needed to be expressed.


Sections of a chromosome that code for specific traits (physical and psychological).

Recessive Gene

Gene must have a second similar gene paired with it to be expressed.