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Which of the following statements regarding genotypes and phenotypes is false?
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Which of the following statements regarding genotypes and phenotypes is false?



 a. The genetic makeup of an organism constitutes its genotype.

 b. Alleles are alternate forms of a gene.

 c. The expressed physical traits of an organism are called its phenotype.

 d. An organism with two different alleles for a single trait is said to be heterozygous for that trait.

 e. An allele that is fully expressed is referred to as recessive.

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E is false - an allele that is fully expressed is referred to as DOMINANT (or heterozygous)



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A year ago

It's E.  It should be dominant, because it dominates the other allele.



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E is false.

An allele that is fully expressed is referred to as dominant.



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