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Bio ch.10 Flashcards

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trait
a variation of a particular character
genetics
study of heredity
cross-fertilization
process by which sperm from one flower's pollen fertilizes the eggs in a flower of a different cell
hybrids
offspring of two different true-breeding varieties
monohybrid cross
mating of two organisms that differ in only one character
alleles
alternative forms of genes
homozygous
having identical alleles for a gene
heterozygous
having different alleles for a gene
dominant
descriptive of an allele in a heterozygous individual that appears to be the only one affecting a trait
recessive
descriptive of an allele in a heterozygous individual that does not appear to affect a trait
phenotype
observable traits of an organism
genotype
genetic makeup of an organism, an organism's combination of alleles
testcross
mating of an individual of unknown genotype but dominant phenotype with a homozygous recessive individual
dihybrid cross
mating of two organisms that differ in two characters