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Problem: The figure below represents a pair of homologous chromosomes. Assign the appropriate term to each component. a. heterozygous locusb. homozygous-recessive locusc. allele d. chromosome e. homozygous-dominant locus

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Homozygous locus: contains the same allele (dominant or recessive) for a trait

Heterozygous locus: contains both alleles for a trait

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The figure below represents a pair of homologous chromosomes. Assign the appropriate term to each component. 

a. heterozygous locus

b. homozygous-recessive locus

c. allele 

d. chromosome 

e. homozygous-dominant locus

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