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PHENOTYPES
the most obvious physical and behavioral similarities between them and their parents. These directly observable characteristics ar called
GENOTYPE
the complex blend of genetic information that determines our species and influences all our unique characteriscts.
CHROMOSOMES
each of us is made up of trillions of units called cells. Inside every cell is a control center that contains rodlike structures called --which stored and transmit genetic information
DEOXYRIBONUCLEI ACID OR DNA
chromosomes are made up of a chemical substance called
GENE
is a segment of DNA along the length of the chromosome.
MITOSIS
a unique feature of DNA is that it can duplicate itself through a process called.
GAMETES
or sex cells-the sperm and ovum combine
MEIOSIS
gametes are formed through a cell division process called---which halves the number of chromosomes normally present in body cells.