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Problem: If a person has a recessive allele for a disease and that allele is masked by a normal dominant allele, this person:  a. Homozygous for the disease b. Cannot produce gametes c. Is termed a "carrier" d. Is termed a linkage group e. Has the disease but cannot pass this disease to their offspring

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If a person has a recessive allele for a disease and that allele is masked by a normal dominant allele, this person: 

a. Homozygous for the disease

b. Cannot produce gametes

c. Is termed a "carrier"

d. Is termed a linkage group

e. Has the disease but cannot pass this disease to their offspring

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