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Trait The specific form of a characteristic that are passed on to offspring.
Heredity The passing of traits from parents to offspring
Genetics The study of heredity
Gregor mendel Scientist who founded genetics
Dominant Trait Trait is always visible
Recessive Trait Trait is only visible when the dominant is not present
Genes A set of instructions for an inherited trait
Alleles The different forms of a gene. Dominant...T Recessive...t
Phenotype Physical apperance
Genotype Inherited alleles
Purebread/homozygous Two of the same alleles
Hybrid/heterozygous Two different alleles One dominant, one recessive
Probability The likelyhood that a possible future event will occur
Punnett Square A chart that shows all the possible combinationsof alleles
Meiosis A process in cell division during which the number of chromosomes decrease to half.
Created by: Falcons101
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