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the study of how characteristics are passed from parent to offspring in all living things
the child or young of two parents
individual instructions that are coded into the DNA of every cell of every living thing. They tell organisms how to build itself
a stronger gene that is in control of what characteristics living things show
weaker gene that is not seen unless it is found in pairs
a notable quality or feature of a living thing; characteristics such as eye color, hair color, etc...
a characteristic that develops from experience after you are born
a characteristic that is passed from parent to offspring
the passing of characteristics from parents to offspring
an individual's overall combination of traits; the fewer you have in common with someone else, the more unique you are.
siblings who share the same genes and look exactly alike
a group of animals that are more closely related to each other than to other animals
all the individuals of one species of a given area
the people in a family born and living during the same time
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