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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 continuous distribution, such as height or skin color, are ...

biologydictionary.net/polygenic-traits

Polygenic traits are traits that are controlled by multiple genes instead of just one. The genes that control them may be located near each other or even on ...

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

Nov 30, 2012 ... Usually, traits are polygenic when there is wide variation in the trait. For example, humans can be many different sizes. Height is a polygenic trait, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polygene

A polygene or multiple gene inheritance is a member of a group of non-epistatic genes that interact additively to influence a phenotypic trait. ... Traits with polygenic determin...

www.biologyonline.com/dictionary/polygenic-trait

Feb 12, 2020 ... Polygenic trait refers to a trait that is controlled by multiple non-allelic genes. These genes are called polygenes. They are a group of genes that ...

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

Traits that are controlled by multiple genes and/or influenced by the environment. ... Looking at a real example of a human polygenic trait would get complicated, ...

www.jove.com/science-education/10778/polygenic-traits

12.17: Polygenic Traits. When more than one gene is responsible for a given phenotype, the trait is considered polygenic. Human height is a polygenic trait.

www.thoughtco.com/polygenic-inheritance-373444

Jul 13, 2018 ... Polygenic inheritance describes the inheritance of traits that are determined by more than one gene. These genes, called polygenes, produce ...

ib.bioninja.com.au/higher-level/topic-10-genetics-and-evolu/102-inheritance/polygenic-traits.html

Polygenic Traits · Variation in phenotypes for a particular characteristic can be either discrete (discontinuous) or continuous · In the case of polygenic inheritan...

www2.nau.edu/lrm22/lessons/polygenic/polygenic.html

A polygenic trait is one that is controlled by many genes. As a result, the range of phenotypes is more continuous. Is human skin color polygenic? Based on your ...