Punnett square

noun
Pun·nett square | \ˈpə-nət- \

Definition of Punnett square 

genetics

: a square diagram that is composed of a grid of usually four boxes and is used to calculate and depict all the combinations and frequencies of the different genotypes and phenotypes among the offspring of a cross in accordance with Mendelian inheritance

First Known Use of Punnett square

1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Punnett square

Reginald C. Punnett †1967 English geneticist

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