Genetics Unit Review

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

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