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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polygene

A polygene, multiple factor, multiple gene inheritance or quantitative gene is a member of a group of non-epistatic genes that interact additively to influence a phenotypic trait. ... Most metric and meristic traits are controlled by a number of genetic loci. ... occurs when one characteristic is controlled by two or more genes.

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Traits controlled by two or more genes are called what? Traits controlled ... What is a word that describes a trait that is control by two or more genes? Polygenic :).

www.ck12.org/book/CK-12-Biology/section/8.2

Feb 23, 2012 ... Other human traits have more complex inheritance patterns. ... Traits controlled by a single gene with more than two alleles are called multiple ...

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Multiple alleles/Polygenic Traits. Multiple Alleles: Genes that have more then two alleles. Polygentic Traits: Traits controlled by two or more genes. Allele: one ...

anthro.palomar.edu/mendel/glossary.htm

... of a big toe. Gout is a sex-controlled trait, usually being more severe in men. ... a genotype consisting of two different alleles of a gene for a particular trait (Aa).

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Nov 17, 2008 ... An organism with a dominant allele for a particular form of a trait will sometimes exhibit that trait. ... traits controlled by two or more genes ...

www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Polygenic_trait

Jun 25, 2008 ... Polygenic traits are controlled by two or more than two genes (usually by many different genes) at different loci on different chromosomes.

www.shmoop.com/genetics/terms.html

The characteristic in continuous traits when different genes affecting a trait interact by ... The characteristic that occurs when two or more different loci tend to be ...

www2.estrellamountain.edu/faculty/farabee/biobk/BioBookgeninteract.html

Many genes have more than two alleles (even though any one diploid ... Traits showing continuous variation are usually controlled by the additive effects of two  ...

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Sep 24, 2016 ... A trait that is controlled by more than one gene is called polygenic which translates to "multiple ... In that case one gene has more than two alleles.