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

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