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Sexual & Asexual

The study of how traits are studied Genetics
Structures in a cell's nucleus that are made of DNA (the genetic material). Chromosomes
A distinguishing characteristic or quality; eye color, face shape. Traits
The passing of traits from parents to offspring. Heredity
A type of reproduction (regeneration, budding, binary fission, vegetative propagation) in which a new organism is produced by 1 PARENT!! with identical DNA to the parent. Asexual Reproduction
A type of asexual reproduction that produces a bud that breaks away from the organism to live in its own Budding
A type of asexual reproduction, uses cell division to regrow body parts. Regeneration
An organism spitting, making 2 identical organisms. Binary Fission
The ability of plants to reproduce by producing new plants from existing vegetative structures. Vegetative Propagation
Children or young of a particular parent descendent. Offspring
A type of reproduction in which 2 PARENTS!! form a unique offspring (offspring is diverse) Sexual Reproduction
2 Alleles in a gene pair are the SAME!! for a particular trait (EX: rr or RR) (can also be clarified as purebreds) Homozygous
2 Alleles in a gene pair are DIFFERENT!! for a particular trait. (EX: Rr) ( can also be clarified as hybrids) Heterozygous
Describes a trait that is often covered up, is only seen when both alleles in a gene pair are recessive. (EX: lowercase 'r') Recessive
Describes a trait that is always seen anytime it is present in a gene pair. (EX: uppercase 'R') Dominant
An organisms genetic makeup, or alleles for a trait. Genotype
Physical appearance & behavior of an organism because of the genes it has. Phenotype
Another name for heterozygous, alleles for a trait that are different. Hybrid
Another name for homozygous, alleles for a trait are the same. Purebred
A tool used to predict probability of certain traits in offspring. Punnet Square
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