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  1. Define Heredity
    The passing of physical characteristics, or traits, from parents to offspring.
  2. What are gentics?
    The scientific study of heredity.
  3. Define Ferilization
    A new organism begins to form when egg and sperm cells join in the process
  4. What is a Purebred?
    an organism, is the offspring of many generations that show the same form or trait.
  5. Define Alleles
    are the different forms of a gene.
  6. What is a dominant allele?
    one whose triat always shows up in the organism when the allele is presnt.
  7. What is a recessive allele?
    Is hidden when the dominant allele is present.
  8. What is a hybrid?
    a organism that has 2 different alleles for a trait.
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