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10 terms

Animal Science Unit 3

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Cell
the basic unit of life
Chromosome
a strand of genetic material that contains genetic code
Crossbreeding
the breeding of two different pure breeds
Gene
a unit of inheritance composed of DNA
Genetics
the study of heredity
Genotype
genetic makeup of an animal
Heredity
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
Phenotype
the outward expression of a gene
Purebred Breeding
the breeding of animals within the same breed
Reproduction
the process by which new organisms are derived normally involving the union of the male and female sex cells