Genetics Unit Review

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

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