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Biological Diversity 3.0

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DNA
The inherited material responsible for variation
genetic code
A code mad eof four chemicals that decides who you are and what you look like
chromosomes
Packages that fit large amounts of DNA
Gene
An uninterupted segment of DNA
alleles
Possible forms that that differ as to their exact DNA sequence
mitosis
The process that produces two new cells within the same number of chromosomes
Meiosis
A type of cell division that produces cells with only
Traits
The most desirable characteristics
purebred
Animals who have ancestors that have produced only one certain type
hybrid
An individual produced by crossing two purebred parents