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Gregor Mendel The monk who studied pea plants and researched heredity and genetic traits
Heredity The passing of inherited characteristics from the generations to generations
DNA The chemical code inside each cell that determines a persons traits A-T C-Gin t
Dominant trait A genetic trait that appears in the first generation and covers up the recessive
Recessive A weaker , covered up by a dominant trait generation. It shows up in the 2nd grand child or later generation
Gene One set of instructions of an inherited trait on the chromosones
Alleles A different form of the same gene, (ex, hair color) that controls an inherited trait
Genotype The genes and inherited instructions for organisms. Not all can be seen
Phenotype The physical inherited characteristics that can be seen in a organism, such as hair, eye and skin color
Punnet Square A chart that can predict all possible combinations of offspring from particular parents
Pedigree chart A diagram used to trace inherited traits through many generations of family
Homozygous traits Inheriting 2 of the same genes for a genetic trait
Heterozygous Inheriting 2 different genes for a genetic trait
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