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Unit D GENETICS VOCABULARY 3-19-2015
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typical of an organism. What you would expect the organism to have to be able to do. Examples for humans; having hair (most of life); etc.
a specific sequence of DNA that determines one or more traits.
study of genes and how traits are inherited ( passed from parent to off-spring).
study of traits that are passed from parent to off-spring.
A specific version of a characteristic that varies from one living thing to another. Examples for humans: blue eyes; brown hair; green eyes; etc.
reproduction that involves only one parent. Single celled organisms and some multi-celled organisms reproduce this way.
an off-spring that is produced by asexual reproduction either naturally or through artificial ways. Example of artificial would be Dolly the cloned sheep.
female reproductive cell
when an egg cell unites with a sperm cell.
change in the DNA of a gene that can lead to a different trait.
living thing that is produced as a result of reproction ( asexual or sexual)
reproduction involving two parent. The off spring are genetically unique
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