study of heredity
the process where traits are passed from one generation to the next
a characteristic that is passed from parent to offspring
a segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait
deoxyribonucleic acid; genetic formation in a double-helix; made of genes
a threadlike strand of DNA carries the genes containing the genetic information
a trait that appears even if an organism has only one factor for the trait
a trait that appears only if an organism has two factors for the trait, masked by the dominant trait.
chart that shows possible gene combinations
different forms of a gene
the production of offspring from one parent
the production of offspring from two different parents
characteristic that an organism develops after it is born
physical characteristics of an organism
genetic make-up of an organism
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