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Science Heredity

TermDefinition
Gregor Mendel an Austrian Monk who experiments on "pea plants
Mendel's Laws of Heredity inherited traits are controlled by genes that occur in pairs called alleles
P Generation (true breeding parents)
F Generation (Hybrids) all plants have purple flowers
Gene factor that controls a trait
Dominate Traits traits that are expressed
Recessive Traits traits are covered up or masked
Heredity the passing of genetic material (traits) from parent to off spring
Punett Squares shows how crosses are made
Probality the chances percentages that something will occur
Genotype the types of Genes (Alleles) present Ex. Bb,Tt,Rr,Ff
Phenotype what it looks like Ex. Tall, blue eyes, Red hair
Homozygous how of same alleles Ex.TT, aa, ff, BB, RR
Heterozygous two different alleles Ex.Rr, Tt
Dominate a term applied to the trait (allele) that is expressed
Recessive a term applies to a trait that is only expressed when the second allele is the same
Created by: KeyLime1600
 

 



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