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Ch.3 Life Scienc (A)

Heredity and Genetics

trait characteristic
inherited trait trait that is passed from parents to their offspring
heredity passing of traits from parents to offspring
genetics study of heredity
sperm cell male reproductive cell
egg cell female reproductive cell
gamete reproductive cell
meiosis type of cell division that produces gametes
DNA large molecule contained in chromsomes
replication process by which DNA is duplicated
protein synthesis process by which proteins are made
RNA molecule used in the making of proteins
karyotype organized display of an organism's chromosomes
centromere point of a chromosome where two parts meet
genes parts of a chromosome that control inherited traits
allele one of two or more forms of a particular gene
Created by: cpasteris