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the likelihood that a particular event will happen
probablity
Characteristic that an organism can pass on to it's offspring through it's genes
trait
the process that occurs in sex cells(sperm and egg) by which the number of chromosomes is reduced by half
meiosis
the scientific study of heredity
genetics
an organism that has 2 different alleles for a trait; an organism that is heterozygous for a particular trait
hybrid
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
heredity
an allele that is masked when a dominant allele is present
recessive allele
RNA that copies the coded message from DNA in the nucleus and carries the message to the cytoplasm
messenger RNA
an allele whose trait always shows up in an organism when an allele is present
dominant allele
RNA in the cytoplasm that carries an amino acid to the ribosome and adds it to the growing protein chain
tranfer RNA
a organisms physical appearance or visible traits
phnotype
an organism that always produces ofspring with the same form of trait as the parent
purebred
a chart that shows all the possible combination of alleles that can result from a genetic cross
punnett square
an organisms genetic makeup, or allele combinations
genoype
a segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait
gene
a condition in which neither 2 alleles of a gene is dominant or recessive
codominance
having 2 identical alleles for a trait
homozygous
having 2 different alleles for a trait
heterozygous
the different form of genes
allele