Genetics and Heredity Vocab Part 2
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The male reproductive part of a flower
the part of a stamen that contains the pollen.
the stalk of a stamen
The female reproductive part of a flower
Sticky top of the pistil where pollen lands and germinates
The stalk of a flower's pistil, with the ovary at the base and the stigma at the top.
A colorful, leaflike structure of some flowers that attracts pollinators.
an insect or other animal that transfers pollen from one plant to another
Part of the female reproductive part of a flower that protects ovules and seeds as they develop.
the tiny grains that contain the male gamete of seed plants
transfer of pollen from anther to stigma
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female reproductive cells join
the sprouting of a seed
the different forms of a gene
An allele whose trait always shows up in the organism when the allele is present.
An allele that is hidden whenever the dominant allele is present
An organism's genetic makeup, or allele combinations.
An organism's physical appearance, or visible traits.
An organism that has two DIFFERENT alleles for a trait
An organism that has two of the SAME alleles for a trait