Human Heredity Vocabulary Review
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Human Genome Project
An international collaborative effort to map and sequence the DNA of the entire human genome.
An allele that is masked when a dominant allele is present
An allele whose trait always shows up in the organism when the allele is present.
A diagram that shows the occurrence of a genetic trait in several generations of a family.
Traits controlled by genes located on sex chromosomes.
Chromosomes that determine the sex of an individual
Human blood types
O, A, B, AB - controlled by multiple alleles
A condition in which both alleles for a gene are fully expressed
A picture of all the chromosomes in a cell arranged in pairs; shows chromosomal abnormalities
a deficiency or excess of one or more chromosomes
An organism's genetic makeup, or allele combinations.
An organism's physical appearance, or visible traits.
Control center of the cell; contains DNA
Female sex chromosomes
Male sex chromosomes