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WHS Genetics
genetics
heredity
trait
gene
the study of heredity
the passing of traits from one generation to the next
a specific characteristic that varies from one individual to…
sequence of DNA that codes for a protein and thus determines…
genetics
the study of heredity
heredity
the passing of traits from one generation to the next
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Genetics: WHS Biology Chapter 11
genetics
fertilization
trait
gene
the scientific study of heredity
the process in sexual reproduction in which male and female r…
a specific characteristic of an individual
a factor that is passed from parent to offspring
genetics
the scientific study of heredity
fertilization
the process in sexual reproduction in which male and female r…
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Genetics WHS Biology
Heredity
Genetics
Gregor Mendel
Traits
The passing of characters (genes) from parents to offspring
The branch of biology that focuses on heredity.
Austrian monk who is called the "Father" of modern genetics i…
Inherited characteristics
Heredity
The passing of characters (genes) from parents to offspring
Genetics
The branch of biology that focuses on heredity.
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WHS Biology: Genetic Engineering
selective breeding
hybridization
inbreeding
biotechnology
a method of breeding that allows only those organisms with de…
a breeding technique that involves crossing dissimilar indivi…
the continued breeding of individuals with similar characteri…
the process of manipulating the organisms, cells, or molecule…
selective breeding
a method of breeding that allows only those organisms with de…
hybridization
a breeding technique that involves crossing dissimilar indivi…
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WHS Bio Genetics Vocabulary
Genetics
Gregor Mendel
chromosome
Chromatid
The study of genes, heredity and genetic variation in living…
The founder of modern genetics
Threadlike structure of nucleic acids and protein found in th…
Each of the two threadlike strands into which a chromosome di…
Genetics
The study of genes, heredity and genetic variation in living…
Gregor Mendel
The founder of modern genetics
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WHS Modern Genetics
genetics
heredity
trait
gene
the study of heredity
the passing of traits from one generation to the next
a specific characteristic that varies from one individual to…
sequence of DNA that codes for a protein and thus determines…
genetics
the study of heredity
heredity
the passing of traits from one generation to the next
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WHS Bio Genetics Vocabulary #2
Genome
Crossing Over
Sex-linked Trait
Karyotype
entire set of genetic information taht an organism carries in…
the process in which homologous chromosomes exchange portions…
a trait associated with a gene that is carried only by the ma…
a photograph of the complete diploid set of chromosomes group…
Genome
entire set of genetic information taht an organism carries in…
Crossing Over
the process in which homologous chromosomes exchange portions…
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Genetics: WHS Biology Chapter 11
genetics
fertilization
trait
gene
the scientific study of heredity
the process in sexual reproduction in which male and female r…
a specific characteristic of an individual
a factor that is passed from parent to offspring
genetics
the scientific study of heredity
fertilization
the process in sexual reproduction in which male and female r…
23 terms
Genetics: WHS Biology Chapter 11
genetics
fertilization
trait
gene
the scientific study of heredity
the process in sexual reproduction in which male and female r…
a specific characteristic of an individual
a factor that is passed from parent to offspring
genetics
the scientific study of heredity
fertilization
the process in sexual reproduction in which male and female r…
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WH Exam 3 Genetics
The study of a particular gene
The study of an entire genome
What are the protections provided by t…
Why did the Genetic Information Nondis…
genetics
genomics
family medical history, carrier testing, prenatal genetic tes…
It was when we were first able to do genetic testing on peopl…
The study of a particular gene
genetics
The study of an entire genome
genomics
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II&WH: Genetic Changes
horiz vs. vertical gene transfer events
clonal (vertical) spread of genetic ch…
phenotypical lag
resistance mutations will only be expr…
-vert- passing down mutant genes via rep... -horiz = transformat…
-chromosomal mutants... -random mutants present in pop... -PolIV mu…
-lag b/t change in DNA (genotype) and expression of that chan…
the bact are allowed to grow (ex: antibiotic dosages missed)
horiz vs. vertical gene transfer events
-vert- passing down mutant genes via rep... -horiz = transformat…
clonal (vertical) spread of genetic ch…
-chromosomal mutants... -random mutants present in pop... -PolIV mu…
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II&WH: Genetic Regulation I
RNA polymerase is composed of
a2BB' =
a2BB' + sigma =
steps of Tc
2 alpha subunits... beta subunit... beta' subunit... sigma factor
core
holoenzyme
-sigma factor directs RNA polymerase to promoter... -RNA polymer…
RNA polymerase is composed of
2 alpha subunits... beta subunit... beta' subunit... sigma factor
a2BB' =
core
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WHS Biology 1-2 Chapter 11 Intro to Genetics
Allele
Codominance
Fertilization
Gamete
One of a number of different forms of a gene
Situation in which the phenotypes produced by both alleles ar…
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female repro…
Sex cell
Allele
One of a number of different forms of a gene
Codominance
Situation in which the phenotypes produced by both alleles ar…
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Biology- CH11- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- Introduction to Genetics
genetics
fertilization
trait
hybrid
Scientific study of heredity
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female repro…
characteristic passed on from parents to offspring during rep…
An organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar p…
genetics
Scientific study of heredity
fertilization
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female repro…
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Biology- CH11- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- Introduction to Genetics
genetics
fertilization
trait
hybrid
Scientific study of heredity
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female repro…
characteristic passed on from parents to offspring during rep…
An organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar p…
genetics
Scientific study of heredity
fertilization
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female repro…
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Biology- CH15- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- Genetic Engineering
selective breeding
hybridization
inbreeding
biotechnology
The process of selecting a few organisms with desired traits…
(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties o…
Continued breeding of individuals with similar characteristic…
A form of technology that uses living organisms, usually gene…
selective breeding
The process of selecting a few organisms with desired traits…
hybridization
(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties o…
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Biology- CH11- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- Introduction to Genetics
genetics
fertilization
trait
hybrid
Scientific study of heredity
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female repro…
characteristic passed on from parents to offspring during rep…
An organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar p…
genetics
Scientific study of heredity
fertilization
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female repro…
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Biology- CH11- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- Introduction to Genetics
genetics
fertilization
Hereditarily
trait
Scientific study of heredity
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female repro…
A trait passed from parent to offspring
characteristic passed on from parents to offspring during rep…
genetics
Scientific study of heredity
fertilization
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female repro…
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Biology- CH15- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- Genetic Engineering
selective breeding
hybridization
inbreeding
biotechnology
selecting organisms with desired traits to serve as parents o…
(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties o…
Continued breeding of individuals with similar characteristic…
A form of technology that uses living organisms, usually gene…
selective breeding
selecting organisms with desired traits to serve as parents o…
hybridization
(genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties o…
27 terms
Biology- CH11- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- Introduction to Genetics
genetics
fertilization
trait
hybrid
Scientific study of heredity
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female repro…
characteristic passed on from parents to offspring during rep…
An organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar p…
genetics
Scientific study of heredity
fertilization
Process in sexual reproduction in which male and female repro…
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OCEANOGRAPHY- CH04- Vocabulary- Brown- WHS
Algae
Algal Bloom
asexual reproduction
autotrophs
(singular, alga) - a plant-like (photosynthetic) member of th…
The rapid growth of a population of algae. Can be caused by m…
A reproductive process that involves only one parent and prod…
Organisms that are able to make their own food
Algae
(singular, alga) - a plant-like (photosynthetic) member of th…
Algal Bloom
The rapid growth of a population of algae. Can be caused by m…
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WHS Biology Unit 2: BioChemistry
Macromolecule
Monomer
Polymer
Monosaccharide
A very large organic molecule composed of many smaller molecu…
small chemical unit that makes up a polymer
molecules composed of many monomers' makes up macromolecules
simple sugar molecule
Macromolecule
A very large organic molecule composed of many smaller molecu…
Monomer
small chemical unit that makes up a polymer
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Biology- CH12- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- DNA
Transformation
bacteriophage
base pairing
replication
(genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake…
A virus that infects bacteria
Principle that bonds in DNA can form only between adenine and…
(genetics) the process whereby DNA makes a copy of itself bef…
Transformation
(genetics) modification of a cell or bacterium by the uptake…
bacteriophage
A virus that infects bacteria
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Biology- CH20- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- Viruses and Prokaryotes
virus
capsid
bacteriophage
lytic infection
A microorganism smaller than the smallest bacterium that has…
Outer protein coat of a virus
Kind of virus that infects bacteria
process in which a virus enters a cell, makes a copy of itsel…
virus
A microorganism smaller than the smallest bacterium that has…
capsid
Outer protein coat of a virus
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Biology- CH17- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- Evolution of Populations
gene pool
allele frequency
single-gene trait
polygenic trait
All the genes in a population at any one time
how often a form of a gene appears in a gene pool
trait controlled by a single gene that has two alleles
Traits controlled by two or more genes
gene pool
All the genes in a population at any one time
allele frequency
how often a form of a gene appears in a gene pool
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WHS Biology: Mitosis and Meiosis Vocabulary
Amino Acid
Anaphase
Anticodon
Asexual Reproduction
compound with an amino group on one end and a carboxyl group…
phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes separate and move t…
group of three bases on a tRNA molecule that are complementar…
process of reproduction involving a single parent that result…
Amino Acid
compound with an amino group on one end and a carboxyl group…
Anaphase
phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes separate and move t…
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WHS Biology Chapters 16 17 18 19
evolution
fossil
adaptation
fitness
the process of change over time
preserved remains or traces of ancient organisms
any heritable characteristic that increases an organism's abi…
how well an organism can survive and reproduce in its environ…
evolution
the process of change over time
fossil
preserved remains or traces of ancient organisms
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WHS Gas Exchange
alveoli
respiratory membrane
type II surfactant secreting cells
surfactant
tiny sacs, with walls only a single cell thick found at the e…
where gas exchange occurs between the air on the alveolar sid…
cells that are part of the alveolar walls and make surfactant
reduces surface tension in the alveoli; prevents alveoli from…
alveoli
tiny sacs, with walls only a single cell thick found at the e…
respiratory membrane
where gas exchange occurs between the air on the alveolar sid…
55 terms
Genetics Big Set
cell division
mitosis
cytokinesis
chromatid
the process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divide…
Cell's division (PMAT) of the nucleus. Final product is 2 cel…
Division of the cytoplasm during cell division
Each half of the chromosome
cell division
the process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divide…
mitosis
Cell's division (PMAT) of the nucleus. Final product is 2 cel…
30 terms
Biology- CH01- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- The Science of Biology
Science
Observation
Inference
Hypothesis
process whose goal is to understand the natural world
Information obtained through the senses.
A logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experie…
possible explanation or conclusion about some event in nature…
Science
process whose goal is to understand the natural world
Observation
Information obtained through the senses.
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Biology- CH10- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- Cell Growth and Division
cell division
asexual reproduction
sexual reproduction
chromosome
The formation of two new cells from an existing cell.
A reproductive process that involves only one parent and prod…
A reproductive process that involves two parents that combine…
A threadlike, gene-carrying structure found in the nucleus. E…
cell division
The formation of two new cells from an existing cell.
asexual reproduction
A reproductive process that involves only one parent and prod…
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Biology- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- ALL THE VOCAB
Science
Observation
Inference
Hypothesis
process whose goal is to understand the natural world
Information obtained through the senses.
A logical interpretation based on prior knowledge and experie…
possible explanation or conclusion about some event in nature…
Science
process whose goal is to understand the natural world
Observation
Information obtained through the senses.
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Genetics
genetics
heredity
gene
gene expression
study of heredity
the passing on of characteristics from one generation to the…
segment of DNA that controls a particular characteristic or t…
transcription and translation of genes into proteins
genetics
study of heredity
heredity
the passing on of characteristics from one generation to the…
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Biology- CH06- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- Humans In The Biosphere
monoculture
renewable resource
non-renewable resource
sustainable development
farming strategy in which large fields are planted with a sin…
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
A resource that takes so long to form that it can't be replac…
Development that meets the needs of the present without compr…
monoculture
farming strategy in which large fields are planted with a sin…
renewable resource
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
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Chemistry of Life WHS
Atom
Element
Valence Electrons
Compound
Smallest unit of matter
Can't be broken down to a simpler substance. (One type of atom)
Electrons found in the outermost shell of an atom
A substance made up of two or more different atoms
Atom
Smallest unit of matter
Element
Can't be broken down to a simpler substance. (One type of atom)
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WHS eCourse Biology {Honors} : Bacteria {pg. 9-11}
prokaryotic
eukaryotic
archaebacteria
bacteria
- cells that do not have a nucleus
- cells that do have a nucleus
- can tolerate extreme weather conditions ... - very old; ancien…
- contains most of the prokaryotes we know today ... - cell memb…
prokaryotic
- cells that do not have a nucleus
eukaryotic
- cells that do have a nucleus
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Cell reproduction-WHS
egg
sperm
fertilization
zygote
Haploid sex cell formed in female reproductive organs
Haploid sex cells formed in male reproductive organs
In sexual reproduction, the joining of the egg and the sperm
New diploid cell formed when a sperm fertilizes an egg, will…
egg
Haploid sex cell formed in female reproductive organs
sperm
Haploid sex cells formed in male reproductive organs
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WHS Biology I Chapter 6 Humans and the Biosphere
acid rain
aquaculture
biodiversity
biological magnification
rain that contains more acid than normal.
fish farming
the sum of all the genetic diversity among all the organisms…
chemical pollutants that become concentrated in organisms at…
acid rain
rain that contains more acid than normal.
aquaculture
fish farming
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Biology- CH14- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- Human Heredity
genome
karyotype
sex chromosome
autosome
All the genetic information in an organism; all of an organis…
A display of the chromosome pairs of a cell arranged by size…
..., Chromosomes that determine the sex of an individual
..., Any of the chromosomes other than the sex chromosomes.
genome
All the genetic information in an organism; all of an organis…
karyotype
A display of the chromosome pairs of a cell arranged by size…
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Genetics
allele
dominant trait
genotype
heterozygous
One or more alternate forms of a gene... Example: P = Dominant (…
A trait that will appear in the offspring if one of the paren…
Genetic make up of an organism... Example: DD - homozygous domin…
Refers to an organism that has two different alleles for the…
allele
One or more alternate forms of a gene... Example: P = Dominant (…
dominant trait
A trait that will appear in the offspring if one of the paren…
20 terms
Biology- CH14- Miller & Levine 2014- Mr. Brown- WHS- Human Heredity- Visual Study
genome
karyotype
sex chromosome
autosome
All the genetic information in an organism; all of an organis…
genome
All the genetic information in an organism; all of an organis…
karyotype
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WHS eCourse Biology {Honors} : Fungus {pg. 17-18}
multicellular
plants
animals
chitin
The fungus kingdom is eukaryotic and _________________.
Fungal species were once categorized as _________.
When comparing the chemical composition and genetic makeup of…
- chemical that provides both toughness and flexibility... - the…
multicellular
The fungus kingdom is eukaryotic and _________________.
plants
Fungal species were once categorized as _________.
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WHS Unit 2 Cells
nucleus
eukaryote
prokaryote
cytoplasm
a structure that contains the cell's genetic material in the…
an organism whose cells contain a nucleus
a unicellular organism that lacks a nucleus
the fluid portion of the cell outside the nucleus
nucleus
a structure that contains the cell's genetic material in the…
eukaryote
an organism whose cells contain a nucleus
40 terms
WHS Evolution
Miller-Urey Experiment
organic molecules
RNA World Hypothesis
Endosymbiotic Theory
experiment on how organic molecules, such as amino acids, nee…
substances containing carbon found in living things; the four…
hypothesis that RNA was the first genetic material, not DNA,…
theory that helps explain the complexity of eukaryotic cells;…
Miller-Urey Experiment
experiment on how organic molecules, such as amino acids, nee…
organic molecules
substances containing carbon found in living things; the four…
30 terms
WHS Skin
Functions of the skin
Dermis
Subcutaneous layer
Basement membrane
Protective covering, regulates body temperature, retains wate…
layer below the epidermis; made up of collagen, elastic fiber…
beneath the dermis; mass of loose connective tissue and adipo…
membrane that separates the epidermis and dermis; anchored to…
Functions of the skin
Protective covering, regulates body temperature, retains wate…
Dermis
layer below the epidermis; made up of collagen, elastic fiber…
40 terms
WHS Evolution
Miller-Urey Experiment
organic molecules
RNA World Hypothesis
Endosymbiotic Theory
experiment on how organic molecules, such as amino acids, nee…
substances containing carbon found in living things; the four…
hypothesis that RNA was the first genetic material, not DNA,…
theory that helps explain the complexity of eukaryotic cells;…
Miller-Urey Experiment
experiment on how organic molecules, such as amino acids, nee…
organic molecules
substances containing carbon found in living things; the four…
WHS Evolution
Miller-Urey Experiment
organic molecules
RNA World Hypothesis
Endosymbiotic Theory
experiment on how organic molecules, such as amino acids, nee…
substances containing carbon found in living things; the four…
hypothesis that RNA was the first genetic material, not DNA,…
theory that helps explain the complexity of eukaryotic cells;…
Miller-Urey Experiment
experiment on how organic molecules, such as amino acids, nee…
organic molecules
substances containing carbon found in living things; the four…
16 terms
WHS Gilded Age Definitions
Social Darwinism
Urbanization
Political Machines
Standard of Living
Survival of the richest
growth of cities
an unofficial city organization that tries to keep a politica…
...
Social Darwinism
Survival of the richest
Urbanization
growth of cities
48 terms
WHS Evolution
Miller-Urey Experiment
Theory
Hypothesis
Primordial Soup Hypothesis
experiment on how organic molecules, such as amino acids, nee…
A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount o…
A testable prediction, often implied by a theory
belief that certain atmospheric gases mixed together could ha…
Miller-Urey Experiment
experiment on how organic molecules, such as amino acids, nee…
Theory
A hypothesis that has been tested with a significant amount o…
48 terms
WHS Nutrients & Impacts on Ecosystems
Biomolecule
Monomer
Polymer
Polymerization
any molecule that is produced by a living organism; examples…
small unit that can join together with other small units to f…
large compound formed from combinations of many monomers
a process of bonding monomers together in a chemical reaction…
Biomolecule
any molecule that is produced by a living organism; examples…
Monomer
small unit that can join together with other small units to f…
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