How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "heredity"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "heredity"

6 terms
Heredity
DNA
chromosome
gene
mutation
a complex molecule that contains all of the information neces…
structure in a cell's nucleus that contains hereditary material
a specific part of a chromosome or a sequence of DNA that det…
any permanent change in a gene or chromosome of a cell; may b…
DNA
a complex molecule that contains all of the information neces…
chromosome
structure in a cell's nucleus that contains hereditary material
11 terms
Heredity
Heredity
Gene
Chromosome
Trait
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
A chromosome is an organized structure of DNA, protein, and R…
A characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offsprin…
Heredity
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
Gene
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
12 terms
Heredity
inherited traits
acquired traits
dominant
recessive
characteristics that an organism gets from its mom and dad
a behavior that is taught or learned
a factor that will determine whether a trait is shown
a factor not shown when one of a pair is dominant
inherited traits
characteristics that an organism gets from its mom and dad
acquired traits
a behavior that is taught or learned
5 terms
Heredity
chromosomes
DNA
genes
traits
Made of DNA, controls all you are.
Hereditary material that controls all you are.
One set of instructions of inherited traits.
The different forms of a characteristic.
chromosomes
Made of DNA, controls all you are.
DNA
Hereditary material that controls all you are.
14 terms
Heredity
Gregor Mendel
phenotype
genotype
allele
a monk that study genetics in pea plants
observable characteristic (a trait you physically see). (eye…
genetic make up (inside the cell). The genes of the organism.
a varient form of a gene located in a specific part of the ch…
Gregor Mendel
a monk that study genetics in pea plants
phenotype
observable characteristic (a trait you physically see). (eye…
28 terms
Heredity
Heredity
Gene
Allele
Chromosome
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
An alternative form of a gene.
A chromosome is an organized structure of DNA, protein, and R…
Heredity
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
Gene
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
Heredity
phenotype
genotype
allele
heterozygous pairs
observable characteristic (a trait you physically see). (eye…
genetic make up (inside the cell). The genes of the organism.
a varient form of a gene located in a specific part of the ch…
alleles that are different (Tt)
phenotype
observable characteristic (a trait you physically see). (eye…
genotype
genetic make up (inside the cell). The genes of the organism.
16 terms
Heredity
DNA
Gene
Chromosome
Trait
A double helix that contains genetic information
is basically coding for our body
a section of DNA that determines human traits.
Characteristics that determine who we are
DNA
A double helix that contains genetic information
Gene
is basically coding for our body
15 terms
Heredity
DNA
chromosome
gene
allele
a complex molecule that contains all of the information neces…
structure in a cell's nucleus that contains hereditary material
a specific part of a chromosome or a sequence of DNA that det…
an alternate form that a gene may have for a single trait; ca…
DNA
a complex molecule that contains all of the information neces…
chromosome
structure in a cell's nucleus that contains hereditary material
14 terms
Heredity
Gregor Mendel
phenotype
genotype
allele
a monk that study genetics in pea plants
observable characteristic (a trait you physically see)
genetic make up (inside the cell)
a varient form of a gene located in a specific part of the ch…
Gregor Mendel
a monk that study genetics in pea plants
phenotype
observable characteristic (a trait you physically see)
11 terms
Heredity
Phenotype
Genotype
Alleles
Gene
An organisms physical appearance or visible traits
An organism's genetic makeup.
Alternative forms of a gene.
A unit that determines traits.
Phenotype
An organisms physical appearance or visible traits
Genotype
An organism's genetic makeup.
11 terms
Heredity
genetics
inheritance or heredity
offspring
gene
the study of how traits are inherited through the interaction…
the passing of traits from parent to offspring
Children or young of a person, animal, or plant.
the material that controls which traits are expressed in an o…
genetics
the study of how traits are inherited through the interaction…
inheritance or heredity
the passing of traits from parent to offspring
13 terms
Heredity
heredity
dominant trait
recessive trait
gene
Passing of traits from parents to offspring
The trait observed in the first generation when parents that…
A trait that reappears in the second generation after disappe…
one set of instructions for an inherited trait
heredity
Passing of traits from parents to offspring
dominant trait
The trait observed in the first generation when parents that…
38 terms
Heredity
Heredity
Gene
Allele
Chromosome
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
An alternative form of a gene.
A chromosome is an organized structure of DNA, protein, and R…
Heredity
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
Gene
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
23 terms
Heredity
heredity
genetics
alleles
hybrid
The passing of traits from parents to offspring
The scientific study of heredity
Different forms of a gene
Offspring of crosses between parents with different traits
heredity
The passing of traits from parents to offspring
genetics
The scientific study of heredity
14 terms
Heredity
genotype
phenotype
dominant
recessive
The alleles that go with a trait.
What the organism looks like.
The trait that shows whenever that allele is present.
The trait that only shows when two of that allele are present.
genotype
The alleles that go with a trait.
phenotype
What the organism looks like.
26 terms
Heredity
genetics
heredity
inherited trait
acquired trait
The study of genes, heredity, and the variation of organisms.
The study of how traits are passed on from parents to offspri…
Traits that are in the DNA - they come from a parent or ances…
Something picked up in the environment (learned/happens to you)
genetics
The study of genes, heredity, and the variation of organisms.
heredity
The study of how traits are passed on from parents to offspri…
16 terms
Heredity
heredity
trait
genetics
fertilization
the passing physical characteristics from parents to offspring.
a specific characteristic such as height, color, etc.
the scientific study of heredity
when egg and sperm join to form a new organism
heredity
the passing physical characteristics from parents to offspring.
trait
a specific characteristic such as height, color, etc.
23 terms
Heredity
DNA
Gene
Mitosis
Meiosis
DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is the hereditary material in…
Unit of inherited information in DNA
Process by which cells divide. Makes identical body cells to…
Process by which cells divide twice to produce haploid gamete…
DNA
DNA, or deoxyribonucleic acid, is the hereditary material in…
Gene
Unit of inherited information in DNA
15 terms
Heredity
Heredity
Genetics
Trait
Gene
The passing of physical characteristis from parent to offspri…
The study of Heredity founded by Gregor Mendel.
Inherited characteristic of an organism
A factor that controls a trait.
Heredity
The passing of physical characteristis from parent to offspri…
Genetics
The study of Heredity founded by Gregor Mendel.
38 terms
Heredity
Heredity
Gene
Allele
Chromosome
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
An alternative form of a gene.
A chromosome is an organized structure of DNA, protein, and R…
Heredity
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
Gene
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
12 terms
Heredity
Asexual reproduction
Diverse
DNA
Generation
Single organism produces offspring identical to itself
various kinds or forms
a nucleic acid that contains the information that determines…
individuals born within one life cycle
Asexual reproduction
Single organism produces offspring identical to itself
Diverse
various kinds or forms
16 terms
heredity
Alleles
Traits
probability
Dominant
different version of the same gene
inherited forms of characteristics
Mathematical chance that an event will occur
The stronger gene
Alleles
different version of the same gene
Traits
inherited forms of characteristics
19 terms
Heredity
instructions for an inherited trait
formed from both inherited alleles
an organism's appearance
the mathematical chance that something…
genes
genotype
phenotype
probability
instructions for an inherited trait
genes
formed from both inherited alleles
genotype
Heredity
Species
Inherit
Offspring
DNA
group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals c…
derive (a quality, characteristic, or predisposition) genetic…
a person's child or children.
deoxyribonucleic acid, a self-replicating material present in…
Species
group of living organisms consisting of similar individuals c…
Inherit
derive (a quality, characteristic, or predisposition) genetic…
22 terms
Heredity.
Trait
Genetics
Fertilization
Purebred
Form of characteristic.
study of heredity
when an egg and sperm meet and create a living organism.
A organism that is the offspring of many generations with the…
Trait
Form of characteristic.
Genetics
study of heredity
22 terms
Heredity
The scientific study of heredity is ca…
This occurs when one allele is only pa…
This occurs when both alleles for a ge…
This is when three or more possible al…
genetics
incomplete dominance
codominance
multiple alleles
The scientific study of heredity is ca…
genetics
This occurs when one allele is only pa…
incomplete dominance
16 terms
heredity
Alleles
Traits
Probability
Dominant
Different versions of the same gene.
Inherited forms of characteristics.
Mathematical change that an event will occur
The stronger Gene
Alleles
Different versions of the same gene.
Traits
Inherited forms of characteristics.
10 terms
Heredity
Heredity
Genetics
Dominat Trait
Recessive Trait "Masked"
Passing of traits from parent to offspring .
Is the study of how traits are inherited .
The trait from the parent that is observed or "shown"
The Trait that doesn't show even though it is present
Heredity
Passing of traits from parent to offspring .
Genetics
Is the study of how traits are inherited .
13 terms
heredity
alleles
gamete
zygote
meiosis
different forms of a gene
sex cells (sperm or egg) with 1/2 the normal # of chromosomes
the product of fertilization- an egg joined with a sperm
process of creating gametes with half # of chromosomes
alleles
different forms of a gene
gamete
sex cells (sperm or egg) with 1/2 the normal # of chromosomes
8 terms
Heredity
inherited traits
acquired traits
dominant
recessive
characteristics that an organism gets from its mom and dad
a behavior that is taught or learned
a factor that will determine whether a trait is shown
a factor not shown when one of a pair is dominant
inherited traits
characteristics that an organism gets from its mom and dad
acquired traits
a behavior that is taught or learned
11 terms
Heredity
genetics
inheritance or heredity
offspring
gene
the study of how traits are inherited through the interaction…
the passing of traits from parent to offspring
Children or young of a person, animal, or plant.
the material that controls which traits are expressed in an o…
genetics
the study of how traits are inherited through the interaction…
inheritance or heredity
the passing of traits from parent to offspring
24 terms
Heredity
Heredity
Gene
Allele
Chromosome
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
An alternative form of a gene.
A chromosome is an organized structure of DNA, protein, and R…
Heredity
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
Gene
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
13 terms
Heredity
Dominant allele
Recessive allele
Heredity
Genetics
shows up on an individual even if there is only one copy of t…
shows up on an individual only if there are two copies of the…
the passage of genetic material from one generation to the ne…
the study of heredity and the variety of inherited characteri…
Dominant allele
shows up on an individual even if there is only one copy of t…
Recessive allele
shows up on an individual only if there are two copies of the…
27 terms
Heredity
Heredity
Gene
Allele
Chromosome
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
An alternative form of a gene.
A chromosome is an organized structure of DNA, protein, and R…
Heredity
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
Gene
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
29 terms
Heredity
gene
homologous chromosome
gamete
haploid
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
Chromosomes that have the same sequence of genes and the same…
A haploid cell such as an egg or sperm. Gametes unite during…
(genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set o…
gene
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
homologous chromosome
Chromosomes that have the same sequence of genes and the same…
28 terms
Heredity
Heredity
Gene
Allele
Chromosome
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
An alternative form of a gene.
A chromosome is an organized structure of DNA, protein, and R…
Heredity
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
Gene
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
12 terms
Heredity
DNA
Gene
Chromosome
Trait
A double helix that contains genetic information
is basically coding for our body
a section of DNA that determines human traits.
Characteristics that determine who we are
DNA
A double helix that contains genetic information
Gene
is basically coding for our body
13 terms
Heredity
inherited traits
acquired traits
dominant
recessive
characteristics that an organism gets from its mom and dad
a behavior that is taught or learned
a factor that will determine whether a trait is shown (overri…
a factor not shown when one of a pair is dominant (hidden)
inherited traits
characteristics that an organism gets from its mom and dad
acquired traits
a behavior that is taught or learned
8 terms
Heredity
offspring
trait
inherited trait
dominant trait
the young of an animal or plant
a quality that makes one organism different from another
a trait or characteristic passed down from parent to offspring
a trait that appears even if an organism only has one factor,…
offspring
the young of an animal or plant
trait
a quality that makes one organism different from another
13 terms
Heredity
chromosome
gene
characteristic
trait
a threadlike structure in the nucleus, made up of DNA
the part of a chromosome that contains the DNA code for an in…
a feature or quality belonging to a living thing
another word for a characteristic
chromosome
a threadlike structure in the nucleus, made up of DNA
gene
the part of a chromosome that contains the DNA code for an in…
25 terms
Heredity
chromosomes
gene
heredity
alleles
structures that store your inherited traits; made of DNA
a part of a chromosome that has instructions for each of your…
the passing of traits from parent to offspring
different forms of a trait that a gene may have
chromosomes
structures that store your inherited traits; made of DNA
gene
a part of a chromosome that has instructions for each of your…
13 terms
Heredity
heredity
genes
allele
Gregor Mendel
Passing of traits from parents to offspring
Factors that control traits
Different forms of a gene
Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding g…
heredity
Passing of traits from parents to offspring
genes
Factors that control traits
5 terms
Heredity
Traits
Genetics
Purebred
Cross
Characteristics that are inherited, such as eye color, leaf s…
Is the study of biological inheritance patterns and variation…
Generically unifrom
Mating of two organisms
Traits
Characteristics that are inherited, such as eye color, leaf s…
Genetics
Is the study of biological inheritance patterns and variation…
15 terms
Heredity
genetics
inheritance or heredity
offspring
gene
the study of how traits are inherited through the interaction…
the passing of traits from parent to offspring
another name for the children of a male and female parent
the material that controls which traits are expressed in an o…
genetics
the study of how traits are inherited through the interaction…
inheritance or heredity
the passing of traits from parent to offspring
10 terms
Heredity
Heredity
Gene
Chromosome
Trait
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
A chromosome is an organized structure of DNA, protein, and R…
A characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offsprin…
Heredity
The passing of traits from parents to offspring.
Gene
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
10 terms
Heredity
dominant
recessive
blended genes
chromosome
Describes a trait that covers over, or dominates, another for…
An allele that is masked when a dominant allele is present (w…
the phenotype showing a combination of the parent traits
A threadlike, gene-carrying structure found in the nucleus. E…
dominant
Describes a trait that covers over, or dominates, another for…
recessive
An allele that is masked when a dominant allele is present (w…
16 terms
Heredity
Mendel
TRAITS
CHARACTERISTICS
widow's peak
Known as the father of genetics
the different forms of a characteristic
feature of an organism that has different forms
pointed or straight
Mendel
Known as the father of genetics
TRAITS
the different forms of a characteristic
14 terms
Heredity
DNA
chromosome
gene
allele
a complex molecule that contains all of the information neces…
structure in a cell's nucleus that contains hereditary material
a specific part of a chromosome or a sequence of DNA that det…
an alternate form that a gene may have for a single trait; ca…
DNA
a complex molecule that contains all of the information neces…
chromosome
structure in a cell's nucleus that contains hereditary material
15 terms
Heredity
Gregor Mendel
phenotype
genotype
carrier
a monk that study genetics in pea plants
observable characteristic (a trait you physically see)
genetic make up (inside the cell)
an organism that carries a recessive trait
Gregor Mendel
a monk that study genetics in pea plants
phenotype
observable characteristic (a trait you physically see)
1 of 10