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Genetics 7th vocab

The trait seen when at least one dominant allele for a characteristic is inherited Dominant trait
A trait that is seen only when two recessive alleles for the same characteristic are inherited Recessive trait
The combination alleles that an organism inherits Genotype
An organisms appearance Phenotype
Characteristics of an organism that are influenced by the environment Environmental traits
Characteristics that are passed from an organism to its offspring through genes Inherited traits
The process by which individuals with favorable traits survive and reproduce Natural selection
A diagram that shows all of the possible cominations of alleles from the parents Punnett square
Alternate forms of a gene that govern the same characteristics Allele
Having two alleles of a gene that are the same (AA, aa) Homozgous
Having two different alleles for a particular gene (Aa) Heterozygous
The process of keeping the internal environment of an organism stable by making adjustments to changes in the external environment Homeostasis
A messaging system that the body uses to maintain homeostasis (equilibrium) Feedback mechanism
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