Genetics Unit Review

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

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