6th Science - Ch. 7 "Inheritance and Adaptations"
Terms in this set (15)
section of DNA that has genetic information for one trait
organism's complete set of genes
The passing of traits from generation to generation
a permanent change in the sequence of DNA in a gene
how a trait appears or is expressed
all the members of a species living in a given area
without a definite aim, rule, or method
a distinguishing characteristic of an organism
inherited trait that helps a species survive in its environment
adaptation that helps a species blend in with its natural surroundings
adaptation in which one species looks like another species
process by which organisms with variations that help them survive in their environment live longer, compete better, and reproduce more than those that do not have the variation
selection and breeding of organisms with desired
group of organisms that share similar characteristics and can reproduce among themselves, producing fertile offspring
slight difference in inherited traits among individual
members of a species
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