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Genetics/heredity

Genetics the study of heredity ,it determines how we act,how we look and personality.
Heredity the passing of traits from parents to offspring.
traits different forms of a characteristic
characteristic a feature that has different forms
dominant trait Masks the other trait the trait that shows up if present
recessive trait the trait that recedes or hides the recessive trait only show if both alleles are present
fact Gregor Mendal is know to be the father of genetics and heredity
punnett square used to organize all the possible combinations of offspring from particular parents
probability the likelihood that a possible future event will occur in any given instance of the event
heterozygous unlike or different traits
homozygous alike or the same traits
genotype the entire genetic makeup of an organism also the combination of genes for one or more specific trait
phenotype an organism's appearance or other detectable characteristic
allele one of the alternative forms of a gene that governs a characteristic
Gene one set of instructions for an inherited trait
ratio a relationship between two different numbers
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