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A _______________ can be used to determine whether a person has inherited the normal number of chromosomes
karyotype
if a couple has 5 boys, the probability the next child will be a boy is_____
50%
a person who has ______ is unable to break down the amino acid phenylalanine.
PKU
A person who has blood type O can receive a blood transfusion only from a person who has blood type_____
O
a boy who has hemophilia inherited this disorder from his __________
mother
a female with the disorder _____________ inherits only one X chromosome and has the genotype XO.
turners syndrome
a person can be tested for the allele that causes huntingdons disease because the ___________________ of the allele is different from that of the normal allele.
DNA sequence
in dna fingerprinting, the dna probe that is used is _______________ to the dna sequence of the repeats.
complementary.
the process of _______________ replaces a faulty gene with a normal working gene.
gene therapy
the bird feeder has 3 birds is an example of a ______________ observation.
quantitative.
the info you gather during an experiment is called your ______--
data
based on his _________, redi made a prediction that keeping flies away from meat would prevent the appearance of maggots.
hypothesis
the name given to the idea that life could arise from non living matter is called ______________________
spontaneous generation.
the scientist named _______ finally settled the arguement over whether or not life could arise from nonliving matter.
redi
in science, a theory is a well tested explanation that unifies a broad range of ___________________
observations.
biologists who study cacti would be called________
botanists.
a mass of 3000 kg is equal to ______t.
3
to obtain identical copies of a single cell, scientists make a __________
cell culture.