the process by which a cell produces two new identical nuclei
the dividing of a cell following mitosis
reproduction by one parent and offspring are genetically identical to the parent
reproduction by two parents
a type of cell produced only by an organism that reproduces sexually
process by which sex cells form
the joining of an egg cell and a sperm cell during sexual reproduction
the first cell of an offspring, formed when an egg cell and a sperm cell join
a characteristic of an organism
the molecule in each cell that directs the cell's activities
a section of DNA on a chromosome that controls a trait
one kind of molecule that makes up a DNA strand
the process by which traits are passed from parents to offspring
to receive from one's mother or father
a gene that prevents the expression of another gene
a gene whose expression is prevented by a dominant gene
an organism with two dominant or two recessive genes for a trait
an organism with one dominant and one recessive gene for a trait
a permanent change in DNA that occurs when DNA copies itself
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