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1. Agonistic animal behavior
Aggressive behaviors among animals, which may be within a species or between two different species, and may be a form of territoriality, dominance or mating strategy.

2. Angiosperms
Flowering plants. first appearing at least 110 million years ago from an unknown gymnosperm ancestor, flowering plants have risen to dominance in most of the world's floras. The male gametophyte is 2-3 cells contained within a pollen grain; the female gametophyte is usually eight cells contained within an ovule which is retained on the sporophyte phase of the plant's life cycle.

3. Apical dominance
A situation in which the presence of a terminal bud on a branch suppresses axillary bud growth.

4. Areal cover
A measure of dominance that defines the degree to which above ground portions of plants cover the ground surface; it is possible for the total areal cover for all strata combined in a community or for single stratum to exceed 100 percent because: * most plant communities consist of two or more vegetative strata; * areal cover is estimated by vegetative layer; and * foliage within a single layer may overlap.

5. Autosomal dominant (autosomal dominance)
This is a type of genetic inheritance ; a person who carries the gene on one allele will express (experience effects from) that gene. An autosomal dominant gene can be inherited from a single affected parent; both sons and daughters have an equal chance of inheriting the gene.

6. Basal area
The cross-sectional area of a tree trunk measured in square inches, square centimeters, etc.; basal area is normally measured at 4.5 feet above ground level and is used as a measure of dominance; the most commonly used tool for measuring basal area is a diameter tape or a D-tape (then convert to basal area).

7. Codominance (codominant genes)
Two allele s of a gene which result in distinctly different phenotype s, but when they are both inherited together in an individual (one from the mother and one from the father - called heterozygosity ), the individual has both of the phenotypes. For example, if one allele is for red hair and the other allele is for blue hair, then the individual will have patches of blue hair and patches of red hair. (This is in contrast to incomplete dominance , where the individual would inherit a blend of the two alleles and have purple hair).

8. Codominance
A type of inheritance in which heterozygotes fully express both alleles .

9. Complete dominance
The type of inheritance in which both heterozygotes and dominant homozygotes have the same phenotype .

10. Dominance
Refers to the spatial extent of a species ; commonly the most abundant species in each vegetation stratum that, when ranked in descending order of abundance and cumulatively totaled, immediately exceeds 50 percent of the total dominance measure (e.g., areal cover or basal area) for the stratum, plus any additional species comprising 20 percent or more of the total dominance measure for the stratum.

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