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Allele several forms of a gene that is responsible for heredity variations different forms of a gene
Asexual reproduction form of reproduction that does not involve meiosis and only one “parent” involved: this is an exact replica of the “parent”
Chromosome DNA molecules in a cell's nucleus twisted into a small rod shape- the genetic material of the cell ; threadlike bodies consisting of chromatin that carry genes in a linear order; genes are carried from parents to offspring by chromosomes. they come in a p
DNA nucleic acid that contains the genetic instructions of a cellular form of life
DNA Replication process of copying a double strand DNA in a cell prior to cell division
Dominant allele expresses its phenotypic effect even when heterozygous with a recessive allele; the allele that always shows up if it is present for that gene
double helix the spiral arrangement of the 2 complimentary strands of DNA
Egg haploid sex cell formed in the female reproductive organs
Evolution change in the gene pool of a population from generation to generation by such processes as mutation, natural selection, and genetic drift of obtaining something from a mixture or compound by chemical, physical or mechanical means
Gametes the cells involved in sexual reproduction (contain half of the genetic information of somatic cells) 0
Gene basic unit of heredity; segment of DNA on a chromosome that has a code for a specific trait
Generation the offspring of a certain parent or couple, considered as a step in natural descent
genetic engineering the deliberate modification of the characteristics of an organism by manipulating its genetic material
genetics the study of heredity
Genotype sum total of genes transmitted from parent to offspring; the allele combination (TT, Tt, tt)
fertilization in sexual reproduction, the joining of a sperm and egg
Created by: artisteacher



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