James' Science 12.2 Vocab
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What is Heridity?
The passing of physical characteristics, or traits, from parents to offspring
What is Genetics?
The scientific study of heredity
What is Fertilization?
The process in sexual reproductiuon in which a egg cell and a sperm cell join to form a new cell.
What is Purebred?
The offspring of many generations that show the same form of a trait.
What is Alleles?
The different forms of a a gene.
What is a Dominant Alelle?
One whose traits always shows up in the organism when the allele is present.
What is Recessive Allele?
An allele that is Hidden whenever the dominant allele is present.
What is a Hybrid?
An organism that has 2 different alleles for a trait.
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