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Genetics; Basic Principles of Heredity

Definition of Genetics Study of gene activity
Definition of Heredity Passing of characteristics from parent to offspring
Who is Gregor Mendel? Father of genetics
Parts of Pistil Stigma, Style, Ovary with eggs
Parts of Stamen Anther with pollen, filament, petals
Homozygous Both alleles of a gene pair are the same
Heterozygous Alleles of a gene pair are different
Genotype The genes (alleles) in an individual
Phenotype Physical expression of genes
P1 Original parent generation
F1 Offspring of P generation
F2 Offspring of F1 generation
Monohybrid Cross involving 1 trait
Dihybrid Cross involving 2 traits
Testcross Cross of phenotype dominant times a recessive to determine genotype of the unknown dominant
Incomplete dominance Blended effect, 3 phenotypes, 2 extremes and 1 blended
Created by: dilemmily
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