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Chapter 5 Heredity

Heredity The passing of traits form prevents to offspring
Alleles An alternate form that a genes may have for a single trait can be dominant or ressecive.
Genetices The study of how traits are interesting through the actions of alleles
Hybrid An offspring that was given diffrently.
Dominant Describes a trait that covers over or dominates another form or that trait
Recessive Describes a trait that is covered over a dominated by another form of that trait and seems to disappear.
Punnett square A tool to predict rapid evolution that's occurs when mutation of a few genes results in a species suddenly changing into a few species.
Genotype The genetic make up of an organism.
Phenotype outward physical appearance and behavior of an organism as a result of its genetics.
Homozygous Describes an organism with two alleles that are the same for a trait.
Heterozygous Describes an organism with two different alleles for a trait.
Created by: 21.Ethan.Farrand