the passing of traits from parents to offspring
the trait observed when at least one dominant allele for a characteristic is inherited
Trait that is apparent when two recessive alleles for the characteristic are inherited.
DNA segments that serve as the key functional units in hereditary transmission.
different forms of a gene
the inherited combination of alleles
an organism's physical appearance
the likelihood that a particular event will occur
offspring of many generations that have the same traits
an organism with one dominant and one recessive gene for a trait
cell division that produces sex cells
the production of offspring from one parent
two cells from different parents unite to form the first cell of a new offspring
sperm and egg
Chromosomes with matching information
The X and Y chromosomes