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Heredity Data

science words

allele one of two or more forms of a gene or a group of genes
evolution change in the genetics of a species over time
gene segment of DNA on a chromosome
genotype genes that an organism has-it's genetic makeup
natural selection process by which organisms that are suited to a particular environment are better able to survive and reproduce than organisms that are not
punnett square tool used to predict the probability of a certain trait in offspring that shows the different ways alleles can combine
dominant is a relationship between alleles of a gene,
extinction occurs when the last member of a species dies
genetics study of heredity
mutation process that changes DNA to form new alleles
phenotype observable product of genetic makeup and the environment's influences on that genetic makeup
recessive an allele that causes a phenotype (visible or detectable characteristic
trait an obvious and observable trait
Created by: EMedina inu56