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Punnett square

noun Pun·nett square \ˈpə-nət-\

Definition of PUNNETT SQUARE

:  an n × n square used in genetics to calculate the frequencies of the different genotypes and phenotypes among the offspring of a cross

Origin of PUNNETT SQUARE

Reginald C. Punnett †1967 English geneticist
First Known Use: 1942

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