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The process of selective a few organisms with desired traits to serve as parents the next generation Selective Breeding
A selective breeding method in which two individuals with identical or similar sets of alles are cossed Inbreeding
A slelective breeding method in which two genetically different individuals are cossed Hybridization
An organism that is genetically identical to the organism from which it was produced. clone
The transfer of a gene from the DNA of one organism into another organism, in order to produce an organism with desired traits genetic engineering
The insertion of working copies of a gene into the cells of a person with a genetic disorder in an attempt to correct the disorder. gene therapy
All of the DNA in one cell of an organism. genome
A gene that is carried on the X or Y chromosome. sex-linked gene
A pair of chromosomes carrying genes that determine whether a person is male or female. sex chromosomes
A person who has one recessive allele for a trait, but does not have the trait. carrier
Three or more forms of a gene that code for a single trait. multiple alleles
An abnormal condition that a person inherits through genes or chromosomes genetic disorder
A chart or “family tree” that tracks which members of a family have a particular trait. pedigree
A picture of all the chromosomes in a cell arranged in pairs. karyotype
Created by: isabella1998