Polygenic traits are those traits that are controlled by more than one gene. Such traits may even be controlled by genes located on entirely different chromosomes. Human height, eye and hair color are examples of polygen... More »

Examples of polygenic inheritance in humans include height, eye color and skin color. Physical traits that have polygenic inheritance are influenced by more than one gene and typically display a continuous distribution, ... More »

Hereditary diseases are health problems that are passed from parents to offspring through defective genes, according to Steady Health. Some examples of hereditary diseases include hereditary hemochromatosis, Down syndrom... More »

Some examples of physical traits in humans are eye color, hair color, earlobe attachment, dimples and the shape of a person's face. The determination of these traits in an individual is based on the person's genetic make... More »

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In humans, common examples of inherited traits include hair, skin and eye color, hair type, finger and toe length, dimples, freckles, body type, height, hand dominance, ear shape, mathematical aptitude and susceptibility... More »

Examples of human traits that exhibit complete dominance in their genetic inheritance are free versus attached earlobes, straight versus curved thumbs and second toe length, explains University of Northern Iowa. Free ear... More »

Mosaic evolution occurs when the gene alleles of an organism or species evolve at different rates. Marks of mosaic evolution include the development of features within a species or organism at different times. More »

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