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Genetics Unit Review
Can you name the the Genetics unit definition?
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Different forms (versions) of the same gene are called
The center of the cell, the ‘brain’ of the cell
Gender that a square represents on a pedigree
Hereditary unit that controls a particular characteristic or trait
The process of cell divsion which results in the production of two daughter cells from a single parent cell.
The gene or allele that is expressed (seen) in an organism’s genotype. This trait masks the recessive trait
When chromosmes get pulled all the way to the poles and you start to see two cells.
A coiled thread-like structure that contains the DNA
Dividing of the chromosomes (including the DNA)
Gender that a circle represents on a pedigree
How many chromosomes do humans have?
Characteristic of a person or organism eg. eye colour
Genes are located on structures called
Father of genetics (the guy in in the pea garden)
When you can see the chromosomes (the string has condensed and become thick enough to see)
Characteristics of one’s physical makeup. These include hair colour, eye colour and height
Type of trait that you show (is expressed like eye color)
Actual division of the cells
People with two of the same allele for a trait
The pair of genes you are carrying is called your
This trait is not expressed in the organism’s phenotype even if it is present (unless is homozygous)
When two different alleles are present
Are the building blocks of life. Every living thing is made up of one or more
The nucleic acid that contains the genetic information for cell growth, division, and function
Different parts of the cell that have specialized functions
Spindle fibers move chromosomes to middle of the cell
Pictorial family trees where individuals showing a particular trait are marked.
Short name for deoxyribonucleic acid
A tool that shows the combinations of alleles
The study of inherited traits
Characteristics of the way one acts. A sheepdogs herding instinct and a retrievers desire to fetch are good examples
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