Genetics Vocabulary

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The entire set of genes in an organism
Pictorial family trees where individuals showing a particular trait are marked.
The fundamental unit that enables physical and functional characteristics to get passed from parent to child
Different parts of the cell that have specialized functions
The center of the cell, the ‘brain’ of the cell
The process of changing form or quality
Characteristics passed on from parent to child
are made up of tissues which work together to perform a specific function. For example: heart, lungs…
Groups of similar cellss
The gene or allele that is expressed (seen) in an organism’s genotype. The dominant trait masks the recessive trait
A physical appearance as a result of your genes
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The study of genes
Jelly-like fluid in the cell.
To receded means to go back, so this is a trait that has gone back (masked) and is not expressed in the organism’s genotype.
Abbreviation for deoxyribonucleic acid: The nucleic acid that contains the genetic information for cell growth, division, and function
A coiled thread-like structure that contains the DNA
The process of creating identical cells
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Ribonucleic acid that plays a role in translating information from DNA to protein-forming systems in the cell.
The double layered membrane surrounding the nucleus of a cell. It separates the cytoplasm from the nucleoplasm
A notable feature or quality of a person

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Created May 3, 2012ReportNominate
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