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a fathers or mothers father; an ancestor in the next degree above the father or mother in lineal ascent. Grandfather longlegs.

(Science: zoology) see Dady longlegs.

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Inheriting Y-DNA haplotypes

... (and this is all just based on probability) you probably share more with your mother than your father, but as far back as great-great-great-great grandfathers/mothers you could be correct because there's a chance that she had no chromosomes in common with you, whereas he must have at least had ...

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by Babybel56
Wed Apr 27, 2011 9:03 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Inheriting Y-DNA haplotypes
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Re: question about inheritance of chromosomes

If the child is a boy - then he has inherited his father's father (paternal grandfathers) Y chromosome

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by TMK
Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:53 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: question about inheritance of chromosomes
Replies: 6
Views: 4118

How far back do you "reach" for your genetic traits?

... and father correct? But how far back into their specific family tree can you reach into? I mean, can you end up getting a trait from your mothers grandfathers great great grandfather, or would their be a limit? And weird thing... both me and my brother are basically white in color (which my mom ...

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by r0nnie
Sat Apr 05, 2008 11:03 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How far back do you "reach" for your genetic traits?
Replies: 4
Views: 5234

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