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Inherited trait


noun, plural: inherited traits

A trait or character that is genetically inherited or passed down from generation to generation.


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Is the ability to segment while reading a genetic trait?

... to segment (in regards to phonological awareness) is a genetically inherited trait? Is this true? What studies have been done on this?

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by amylea14
Tue Jan 08, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Is the ability to segment while reading a genetic trait?
Replies: 2
Views: 2019

Where do we go from here?

Or it maybe hitchhiking of one trait/gene with the other. If the 2 traits are inherited together because they are so close that they almost never get separated, then you might get the, ...

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by canalon
Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:22 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Where do we go from here?
Replies: 41
Views: 39226

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... from a common ancestor. In such a process, similar structures become inherited but their function may become loss or limited due to the organism ... animals are descendants of eyed and pigmented ancestors. Since this trait is so widespread among cave animals, any explanation of its evolutionary ...

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by scottie
Mon Dec 19, 2011 3:32 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1131357

Re: Question about basic crossing.

... one or two loci. As far I know, it's simply one loci for one trait (on the most basic level). My exercise handout seems to confuse me ... of far apart. When they are located close together, they cannot be inherited separately and, usually, said to belong to the same locus. When ...

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by Cat
Sat Dec 10, 2011 2:59 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Question about basic crossing.
Replies: 5
Views: 4673

Re: The Genie and the Bottle; When a Genotype is not a Genotype

... the interactions between the two. The genotype of an organism is the inherited instructions it carries within its genetic code. Not all organisms ... cannot become transferred from proteins). wiki on "Phenotypic Trait" A visible trait is the final product of many molecular and biochemical ...

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by Crucible
Mon Oct 24, 2011 12:30 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Genie and the Bottle; When a Genotype is not a Genotype
Replies: 6
Views: 7427
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