Chapter 12 Introduction to Genetics
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The scientific study of heredity
the action or process of fertilizing an egg, female animal, or plant, involving the fusion of male and female gametes to form a zygote.
specific characteristic of an individual
Offspring of crosses between parents with different traits
sequence of DNA that codes for a protein and thus determines a trait
An alternative form of a gene.
principle of dominance
Mendel's second conclusion, which states that some alleles are dominant and others are recessive
Separation of alleles during gamete formation
Parental generation, the first two individuals that mate in a genetic cross
the first generation of offspring obtained from an experimental cross of two organisms
the second generation of offspring, obtained from an experimental cross of two organisms; the offspring of the F1 generation
An allele whose trait always shows up in the organism when the allele is present.
An allele that is masked when a dominant allele is present
Having two identical alleles for a particular gene
having two different alleles for a trait
Mendel's experiment/ genetics
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