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  1. Amino Acid
  2. Uniformitarianism
  3. Speciation
  4. Gamete
  5. Recombination
  1. a the formation of new species as a result of evolution
  2. b a mature sexual reproductive cell having a single set of unpaired chromosomes
    - a haploid reproductive cell that unites with another haploid reproductive cell to form a zygote
  3. c is the idea that the geologic processes that operate today also operated in the past
  4. d organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group
  5. e (genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. threadlike structure within the nucleus containing the genetic information that is passed from one generation of cells to the next
    - , in a eukaryotic cell, one of the structures in the nucleus that are made up of DNA and protein; in a prokaryotic cell, the main ring of DNA
  2. the development of many different forms from an originally homogeneous group of organisms as they fill different ecological niches
  3. the number of times an allele occurs in a gene pool, compared to the total number of alleles in that pool for the same gene
  4. the specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome
  5. Written by Charles Lyell, argued that geological processes observed in the present are the same as those that occured in the past

5 True/False questions

  1. Linguistic Anthropologythe field of inquiry that studies human culture and evolutionary aspect of human biology; includes cultural, archaeology, linguistics, and physical/biological anthropology


  2. Charles Lyellone of two alternate forms of a gene that can have the same locus on homologous chromosomes and are responsible for alternative traits
    - one of the alternative forms of a gene that governs a characteristic, such as hair color


  3. Meiosis(genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms


  4. Primitivea word serving as the basis for inflected or derived forms


  5. tRNAsequence of DNA that codes for a protein and thus determines a trait
    - , A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait


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