12 terms

Yemma-Genetics Ch. 11

This is a set of cards for CH's 11 from the Miller and Levine Biology book
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homologous
term used to refer to chromosomes in which one set comes from the male parent and one set comes from the female parent.
Diploid
A cell that has both (2) sets of homologous chromosomes
Haploid
(genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes
meiosis
process in which the number of chromosomes per cell is cut in half through the separation of homologous chromosomes in diploid cell
tetrad
structure containing four chromatids that forms during meiosis
zygote
fertilized egg
Incomplete Dominance
Cases in which one allele is not completely dominant over another.
Codominance
situation in which the phenotypes produced by both alleles are completely expressed.
multiple allele
a gene that has more than two alleles
polygenic trait
trait controlled by two or more genes
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probability
likelihood that a particular event will occur

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