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7.7 Genetics & Evolution
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The diversity of plant and animal life in a particular habitat (or in the world as a whole)
A threadlike, gene-carrying structure found in the nucleus. Each chromosome consists of one very long DNA molecule and associated proteins.
This type of variation can vary over a range of values. (ex: weight)
characteristics that have either one phenotype or another eg tongue rolling, eye colour etc.
A complex molecule containing the genetic information that makes up the chromosomes.
Change in a kind of organism over time; process by which modern organisms have descended from ancient organisms.
Describes a species of organism that has died out completely
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait
Making more of the same species (crucial for species survival, but not individual)
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring.
Any difference between individuals of the same species.
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