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www.genome.gov/genetics-glossary/Polygenic-Trait

A polygenic trait is one whose phenotype is influenced by more than one gene. Traits that display ... A classic example of this would be height. Height in humans  ...

biologydictionary.net/polygenic-traits

Examples of Polygenic Traits. Height. Human height is controlled by many genes; in fact, there are over 400 genes related to height, and all of these genes ...

www.khanacademy.org/science/high-school-biology/hs-classical-genetics/hs-non-mendelian-inheritance/a/polygenic-inheritance-and-environmental-effects

Looking at a real example of a human polygenic trait would get complicated, largely because we'd have to keep track of tens, or even hundreds, of different ...

www.ck12.org/biology/polygenic-traits/lesson/Polygenic-Traits-MS-LS

Nov 30, 2012 ... For example, humans can be many different sizes. Height is a polygenic trait, controlled by at least three genes with six alleles. If you are ...

www.thoughtco.com/polygenic-inheritance-373444

Jul 13, 2018 ... Polygenic inheritance is the inheritance of traits such as skin color, eye ... Examples of polygenic inheritance in humans include traits such as ...

www.biologyonline.com/dictionary/polygenic-trait

Feb 12, 2020 ... In humans, height, skin color, hair color, and eye color are examples of polygenic traits. Type-2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, cancer, and ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polygene

Often the genes are large in quantity but small in effect. Examples of human polygenic inheritance are height, skin color, eye color and weight. Polygenes exist in ...

sciencing.com/polygenic-traits-definition-example-facts-13718442.html

Typical examples of polygenic traits in humans are height, eye color and skin color. The combined influence of the many genes results in a continuous variation ...

courses.lumenlearning.com/wm-biology1/chapter/reading-polygenic-inheritance-and-environmental-effects

For example, consider human height. Unlike a simple Mendelian characteristic, human height displays: Continuous variation. Unlike Mendel's pea plants, humans ...

www2.palomar.edu/users/warmstrong/lmexer5.htm

Polygenic Inheritance: Human skin color is a good example of polygenic ( multiple gene) inheritance. Assume that three "dominant" capital letter genes (A, B and ...