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Genetics

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inherited characteristic traits or characteristics that are determined by an organism’s DNA that was inherited from their parents.
genome The entire set of genetic information for an organism. All of the genes in an organism.
Heterozygous Having two different alleles for a trait.
Gene The set of information that controls a trait; a segment DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait.
heredity The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
Homozygous Having two identical alleles for a trait.
Genetics The scientific study of heredity.
acquired characteristic A characteristic that an organism gets during its lifetime that is not determined by its DNA.
Phenotype An organism's physical appearance, or visible traits.
Genotype The set of information that controls a trait; a segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait. An organism's genetic makeup, or allele combinations.
Alleles Different forms of a gene.
Created by: nathanward