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  1. The observable physical or biochemical characteristics of an organism, as determined by both genetic makeup and environmental influences.
  2. having primary control, authority
  3. A collection of various kinds; a variety
  4. The law of independent assortment applies well to most plants and animals, but only to those genes which occur on non-homologous autosomal chromosomes.
  5. One member of a pair or series of genes that occupy a specific position on a specific chromosome.
  6. A reproductive cell having the haploid number of chromosomes, especially a mature sperm or egg capable of fusing with a gamete of the opposite sex to produce the fertilized egg.

6 True/False questions

  1. HeredityThe branch of biology that deals with heredity, especially the mechanisms of hereditary transmission and the variation of inherited characteristics among similar or related organisms.


  2. HomozygousHaving different alleles at one or more corresponding chromosomal


  3. GeneticsThe genetic makeup, as distinguished from the physical appearance, of an organism or a group of organisms


  4. PollinationThe process by which plant pollen is transferred from the male reproductive organs to the female reproductive organs to form seeds.


  5. Law of segregationthe principle, originated by Gregor Mendel, stating that during the production of gametes the two copies of each hereditary factor segregate so that offspring acquire one factor from each parent.


  6. HybirdThe cell formed by the union of two gametes, especially a fertilized ovum before cleavage


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