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Genetics and Traits

Genetics Traits
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Characteristics
a special quality or trait that makes a person, thing, or group different from others
Inherited Trait
a feature that you are born with - Characteristics from parents (example, eye color)
Likeness
similar or nearly the same
Traits
distinguishing characteristics
DNA
material in life forms that transfer genetic characteristics from parents to offspring
Heredity
The passing on of traits and physical features from parents to their children
Recessive
Gens are weaker (example, green eyes
Learned Behavior
Something your are taught or learn through experience
Dominant
Genes that are strong and in control (example, brown eyes)
Genes
Set of instructions in each human cell that determines inherited physical features and other trait
Tongue Roll
Can roll the tongue
Straight Hairline
Hairline that is straight