10 terms

7th Grade Genetics

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heredity
the process where traits are passed from one generation to the next
inherited trait
a characteristic that is passed from parent to offspring-before birth
gene
a section of DNA
DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid: 1/2 of a chromosome
chromosome
holds the genetic material in the nucleus
asexual reproduction
offspring produced from one parent
sexual reproduction
offspring produced from two different parents
acquired trait
characteristic-after birth
uniform
same
diverse
different