Card Set Information
12.2 vocab words
The passing of physical characteristics, or traits, from parents to offspring.
What are gentics?
The scientific study of heredity.
A new organism begins to form when egg and sperm cells join in the process
What is a Purebred?
an organism, is the offspring of many generations that show the same form or trait.
are the different forms of a gene.
What is a dominant allele?
one whose triat always shows up in the organism when the allele is presnt.
What is a recessive allele?
Is hidden when the dominant allele is present.
What is a hybrid?
a organism that has 2 different alleles for a trait.