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wgu mod 9 science


traits that are passed from parents to offspring because they are at least partially determined by genes heredity
created laws of inheritance - an austrian monk Gregor Mendel
the of segregation of characteristics - a pair of characteristics only can be represented in a gamete law of inheritence - first law
the law of independent assortment - if you had a genotype AaBb you would make four kinds of gametes: they would contain the cominations of either AB, Ab, aB, or ab. laws of inheritance - second law
a form of cell division in which one cell divides into two daugher cells, each of which has the same genetic content as the original cell mitosis
a form of cell division in which one diploid cell divides to produce four haploid daugher cells meiosis
the series fo changes that the members of a species undergo as they pass from the beginning of a given development stage to the inception of that same developmental stage in a subsequent generation life cycles
changes to the nucleotide sequence of the genetic material of an organism. mutations
a process by which the genetic information of an organism is changed in a stable manner, either in nature or experimentally by the use of chemicals or radiation mutagenesis
an evolved trait that makes organisms more suited to living and reproducing in their environments adaptation
organisms with heritable, advantageous traits leave more offspring than organisms with other traits, causing advantageous traits to become more common in populations over time natural selection
what Darwin called evolution descent with modification
heritable changes in living organisms over time evolution
evolution is also evident in living creatures themselves, in the form of a shared anatomy, shared patterns of development, and shared DNA sequences. in rocks - fossils evidence of evolution
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