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Unit 5 Fusion

Reproduction and Heredity

The passing of traits from parent to offspring. heredity
The different forms of a trait that make up a gene pair. alleles
The study of how traits are inherited through the interactions of alleles. genetics
The father of genetics. mendel
The factor that you can see. dominant
The factor that seems to disappear. recessive
Represented by a lower case letter. recessive
Represented by a capital letter. dominant
A tool used to predict results in Mendelian genetics. punnett square
The genetic make-up of an organism. genotype
The physical characteristic based on the genotype of the organism. phenotype
Two alleles are the same. homozygous
Two alleles are different. heterozygous
Offspring of two homozygous parents show an intermediate phenotype. (Pink flowers) incomplete dominance
A trait that is controlled by more than two alleles is said to be controlled by... multiple alleles
Blood type is an example of inheritance by this multiple alleles
Eye color is an example of a trait that is produced by a combination of many genes. polygenic inheritance
Cystic fibrosis is an example of this type of disorder. recessive genetic
A male sperm can carry an _____ or Y chromosome. x
Gender determination is based on the _________. sperm
Color blindness is an example of a ______ __________ disorder. sex linked
Molecule containing information that determines traits. dna
YOU are made of this type of cell. eukaryotic
The process in which a body cell makes an identical copy of itself. mitosis
The division of the parents cell's cytoplasm. The cell membrane pinches all the way, forming 2 complete cells. cytokinesis
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