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What is heredity?
The passing off of physical characteristics, or traits, from parents to offspring.
What are Genetics?
The scientific study of heredity.
What is Fertilization?
The process in sexual reproduction in which an egg cell and a sperm cell join to form a new cell.
What is a Purebred?
An offspring of many generations that have the same form of a trait.
What are alleles?
The different forms of a gene.
What is a Dominant Allele?
- An allele whose trait always shows up in the organism when the allele is present.
What is a Recessive Allele?
An allele that is hidden whenever the dominant allele is present.
What is a Hybrid?
An offspring of crosses that has two different alleles for a trait
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