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Alternate forms of a particular gene.
Characteristic that is not passed down to offspring genetically.
Gets passed from one cell to another in sexual reproduction.
Two different alleles for a trait.
Segment of DNA that carries a single unit of hereditary information.
Passing of traits from parent to offspring.
A gene or trait that appears or expresses itself over a recessive trait.
Both genes of a pair are the same.
Chemicals inside a chromosomes that carries genetic instructions.
The scientific study of heredity.
Combination of genes an organism has.
Characteristics received from your biological parents.
Physical appearance resulting from genetic makeup.
Can be carried in a person's genes without appearing in that person.
What is true about the behavior of an organism
The behavior of an organism is influenced by both its heredity and its environment.
What are threadlike linear stands of DNA and proteins that carry the genes and functions in the transmission of hereditary information for living organisms
What trait is affected by both genes and the environment
How long a person lives
The difference in traits are caused by
Differences in genes
what traits are considered to be acquired traits
Injuries, Nutrients, and Disease
What gets passed from one cell to another in sexual reproduction
Where are genes located
Only in chromosomes
What organism contains two different alleles for a trait
A segment of DNA that carries a single unit of hereditary information
Where are the chromosomes of most organisms located
Enclosed within the nucleus of the cell
Genes make up chromosomes
True about inherited traits
Traits may be determined by multiple genes
A learned behavior
A person not touching a red burner on a stove
A inherited trait
A disability caused by a genetic defect
An organism's body is constructed using the information contained in
Inherited traits are traits that children get from their parents through
A gene or trait that appears or expresses itself over a recessive trait
How can twins be identical
They have the same genetic information
Can be described as alternate forms of a particular gene
Alleles can be defined as a basic unit of hereditary information that influences a particular trait or group of traits
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