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Chromosome
DNA and protein in a coiled, rod-shaped form that occurs during cell division
Siter Chromatids
One of two identical parts of chromosomes
Genome
The complete genetic material contained in an individual
Sex Chromosomes
A chromosome that detemines sex(gender)
Autosomes
A chromosome that is not a sex chromosome
Karyotype
A picture of a indivduals chromosomes
Diploid
A cell that contains both chromosomes of a homologous pair
Haploid
Having only one chromosome of each homogolous pair
Histones
A protein molecule tha wraps around during chromosome formation
Homologous Pair
One pair of morphigically similar chromosomes
Centromere
A region of the chromosome where the two sister chromatids are held together and which is the site of attachment of the chromosmes to the spindle fibersduring mitosis