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Mendel's Laws of Heredity

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Heredity
The passing on of characteristic's from parents to offspring.
Trait
Characteristic's that are inherited.
Genetic's
The branch of biology that studies heredity.
Gamete
Male and female sex cells.
Fertilization
When the male gamete units with the female gamete.
Zygote
The end result of a fertilized cell.
Pollination
The transfer of male pollen to female plants.
Hybrid
The offspring of parents that have different forms of a trait.
Allele
Different gene forms.
Dominant
A gene that is more often used than another.
Recessive
Can be over powered by dominant genes.
Law of Segregation
It explains the result of the crosses.
Phenotype
The way the organisms look and behave.
Genotype
The Allele combination of an organism.
Homozygous
When two Alleles are the same and for the same trait.
Heterozygous
When two Alleles for the trait are different.
Law of Independent Assortment
The laws that Mendel had made up and published.