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traits
physical charectoristics
heredity
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
genetics
the scientific study of heredity
purebred
a plant that always produces an offspring that have the same traits as the parent
alleles
these are different forms of genes
genes
these are the factors that controll the traits of an organism
dominant allele
a trait that always shows up
recessive allele
shows up when a dominant gene doesn't
hybrid
acure when you have 2 different alleles for a trait
probability
the liklihood that a particular event will occur
punnett square
a chart that shows all the posable combinations of alleles that can result from a genetic cross
phenotype
the physical apearance of an organism
genotype
genetic make up
homozygous
an organism that has 2 alleles or genes for the same trait. acures when an organism has 2 different alleles for the same trait
sperm
male sex cell
egg
female sex cell
meiosis
the process by which the number of chromosomes is reduced by half to form sex cells- sperm and egg
codominence
the alleles are neither dominant nor recessive and both allels are expressed in the offspring
protein synthisis
the making of proteins
double helix
the formation of DNA