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6.3-6.6 bio

chapter 6.3-6.6 vocab

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distinguishing characteristics that are inherited, such as eye color, leaf shape, and tail length trait
the study of biological inheritance patterns and variations in organisms genetics
genetically uniform purebred
the mating of two organisms cross
Mendel's first law 1) organisms that inherit two copies of genes (one from each parent) 2) organisms donate only one copy of each gene in their gametes because the genes separate during gamete formation law of segregation
specific region of DNA that codes for a particular protein gene
any of the alternative forms of a gene that may occur at a specific locus allele
describes two of the same alleles at a specific locus homozygous
describes two different alleles at a specific locus heterozygous
is all of an organism's genetic material genome
typically refers to the genetic genotype
the physical characteristics or traits of an individual organism phenotype
dominant
recessive
punnett square
monohybrid cross
testcross
dihybrid cross
Mendel's second law, stating that allele pairs separate from each other during gamete formation law of independent assortment
assortment
probability
Created by: kernst23