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What is the study of inheritance?
genetics
What are different forms of the same gene?
alleles
What is passing of traits from one genereation to another?
heredity
What is an allele inherited on a sex chromosome?
sex-linked gene
What is a trait that is hidden?
recessive
What is the chance that an event will take place?
probability
What is the genetic makeup of an organism?
genotype
What are organisms with two alleles that are the same (TT) or (tt)called?
homozygous
What are physical appearances resulting from genotype?
phenotype
When both alleles are expressed in offspring it is called _____________?
incomplete dominance
When more that one set of genes controls a trait it is called ___________?
polygenic inheritance
Sickle-cell anemia is an example of a ______________?
genetic disorder
In a Punnett Square a big T stands for a ______________.
dominate trait
In a Punnett Square the combination Tt represents a ____________________.
heterozygous genotype
A person's blood type is an example of ____________.
multiple alleles
Hemophilia results from an allele that is on the ___________.
X chromosome
What has helped people by producing medicine?
genetic engineering
Know how to make a Punnett Square.
C
Know how to read a Pedigree and how to figure percentages.
O