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What is Heredity?
The passing of physical characteristics, or traits, from parents to offspring.
What are Genetics?
The scientific study of heredity.
What is Fertilization?
When a new organism begins to form when egg and spem cells join.
What is a Purebred organism?
The offspring of many generations that show the same form of trait.
What are alleles?
The different forms of a gene.
What is a Dominate Allele?
One whose trait always shows up in the organism when the allele is present.