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genetics vocab

its about genetics

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Heredity the passing of genetics from parent to offspring
asexual formed by, characterized by, or being a process of reproduction that does not involve the combining of male and female germ cells
reproduce to produce another living thing of the same kind
gene a unit of DNA that is usually located on a chromosome and that controls the development of one or more traits and is the basic unit by which genetic information is passed from parent to offspring
DNA a large organic molecule that carries genetic information in the chromosomes and resembles a twisted ladder
chromosomes one of the rod-shaped or threadlike structures of a cell nucleus that contain genes and divide when the cell divides
dominant trait the trait observed in the first generation when parents that have different traits are bred
recessive trait a trait that is only apparent when two recessive alleles for the same characteristic is inherited
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