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17SJT Genetics

From Yellow Paper & Stuff

TRAIT A characteristic, such as seed color.
HEREDITY The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
GENETICS The study of heredity.
PUREBRED Always produces offspring that have the same trait.
GENES The factors that control traits.
ALLELES The different forms of a gene.
DOMINANT ALLELE Always shows up in an organism.
RECESSIVE ALLELE Is hidden whenever a dominant allele is present.
HYBRID Has two different alleles for a trait.
PHENOTYPE The way an organism looks.
GENOTYPE The genetic makeup of an organism.
HOMOZYGUOUS An organism that has two of the same alleles for a trait (PUREBRED).
HETEROZYGUOUS An organism with two different alleles for a trait (HYBRID).
ACQUIRED TRAIT A trait that an organism develops after it is born.
EXAMPLE OF ENVIRONMENTAL TRAIT Flamingos are pink because they eat pink food.
EXAMPLE OF LEARNED TRAIT The ability to ride a bike.
CHROMOSOMES Rod-shaped structures formed by DNA.
GAMETE The human reproductive cell.
Created by: 17striandafellos