An autosome is any chromosome other than a sex chromosome. Autosomal traits due to the effects of one gene are usually inherited in a simple Mendelian pattern. That is, they can be either dominant or recessive.
CK-12 (High School)
Why do children look similar to their parents, but not identical?
RST.1 - Analysis & Evidence, RST.4 - Key Terms
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