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The science that studies how traits are inherited
the time span between the birth of parents and the birth of their children
A monk in the 1850's that studied how plants inherit traits...he is known as the Father of genetics.
Long strands of DNA that contain thousands of genes
The first generation of descendants produced by an animal or plant.
characteristic that describes how you look
To develop after birth usually as a result of environmental forces. For example, dyed hair
have qualities that are similar, likeness
the ability to behave in a particular way that has not been learned
Someone who has one recessive gene for a trait but doesn't show it.