Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Genetics

TermDefinition
Heredity the passing of physical characteristics from parents to offspring
Genetics the scientific study of heredity
fertilization the creation of a new organism by the joining of sperm and egg
purebred the offspring of many generations that have the same trait
gene factors that control a trait
allele different forms of a gene
dominant allele one whose trait always shows up in the organism when the allele is present
recessive alllele hidden trait whenever a dominant allele is present
hybrid organism that has two different alleles for a trait
probability a number that describes how likely it is an event will occur
Punnett square a chart that shows all the possible combination of alleles that can result from a genetic cross
phenotype physical appearance or visible traits
genotype genetic makeup or allele combinations
homozygous organism that has two identical alleles for a trait
heterozygous organism that has two different alleles for a trait
codominance alleles are neither dominant nor recessive and both alleles are expressed in the offspring
meiosis process by which the number of chromosomes is reduced by half to form sex cells - sperm and eggs
Created by: carlocrew