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the exchange of reciprocal segments of DNA by homologous chromosomes at the beginning of meiosis source of genetic recombination
term used to indicate a cell containing two sets of chromosomes one set inherited from each parent
a member of a chromosome pair both of which are similar in shape, size and the genes they carry
condition in which a trait in an individual is intermediate between the phenotype of its two parents
process during cell division in which the nucleus of a cell divides into two nuclei each with the same number and kind of chromosomes
process during cell division in which the nucleus of a cell completes two successive dibisions that produce four cells gametes each with a chromosome number that has been reduced by half
structure that contains one or more seeds and develops from the ovary of the pistil of a flower
reproductive structure of angiosperms produces pollen in the anthers of stamens and seeds in a fruit the mature ovary of a pistil
haploid phase in the type of life cycle known as alternations of generations haploid individual that produces gametes
diploid phase in the type of life cycle known as alternation of generations diploid individual that produces spores
a strand of nucleic acid encased in a protein coat that can infect cells and replicate within them
member of the phylum Arthropoda which includes invertebrate animals such as insects crustaceans and srachnids
refering to an animal whose body temperature is determined by the temperature of the environment
slender fingerlike organ of excretion that opens into the gut of certain arthropods
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