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7th grade Heredity

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heredity
the passing on of traits from parents to offspring
dominant trait
trait that masks another trait
recessive trait
trait that is masked by another trait
gene
the instructions for an inherited gene
allele
different forms of a gene
phenotype
an organism's appearance
genotype
an organism's inherited alleles
probability
the mathematical chance something will happen
pedigree
diagram that traces a trait through several generations
sex chromosomes
carry genes that determine gener
meiosis
produces sex cells
homologous chromosomes
chromosomes that carry the same sets of genes