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Heredity

The passage of traits from one generation to the next

TermDefinition
heredity the passing of traits from parents to offspring
Gregor Mendel Father of Genetics who discovered the principles of heredity while studying pea plants
characteristic feature that has different forms in a population
dominant trait trait observed in the FIRST generation when parents that have different traits are bred
recessive trait trait that reappears in the SECOND generation after disappearing in the first generation when parents with differenet traits are bred
gene instructions for inherited trait
allele different forms (often dominant and recessive) of the same gene
phenotype organisms physical appearance
genotype inherited alleles
probablity likelihood that a possible future event will occur
meiosis a copying process that produces cells with half the usual number of chromosomes
homologous chromosome chromosomes that carry the same sets of genes
sex chromosome chromosome that determines sex of an organism
pedigree diagram that shows the occurrence of genetc trait in several generations of a family
Created by: molson1