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What is Genetics?
The scientific study of heredity
What is Heredity?
Is the passing of physical characteristics, or traits, from parents to offspring
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 purebred?
An offspring of many generations that have the same form of a trait.
What is Alleles?
The different forms of a gene.
What is Dominant allele?
An allele whose trait always shows up in the organism when the allele is present.