Psych 250 Chapter Three

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Psych 250 Chapter Three
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Questions from Psych 250 Chapter Three for Exam One
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  1. What is the term for a person's genetic potential?
    genotype
  2. What is the term for a person's directly observable characteristics resulting from both heredity and environment?
    phenotype
  3. What is the term for what carries the genetic instructions for making proteins?
    DNA
  4. What is the term for what stores/transmits DNA?
    chromosomes
  5. What is the term for segments of DNA located along the chromosomes that contain genetic information?
    genes
  6. What is the term for the code for making a human?
    human genome
  7. What is the term for two forms of a gene that appear at the same place on both chromosomes in a pair?
    alleles
  8. What is the term for when the genetic effects add up to create the phenotype?
    additive heredity
  9. What is the term for when both alleles of a gene (dominant and recessive) are expressed?
    incomplete dominance
  10. What is the term for the fact that most traits are affected by multiple genes?
    polygenetic inheritance
  11. What is the term for what refers to a person's unique genetically determined response to the environment?
    range of reaction
  12. What is the term for when a zygote has too few or too many chromosomes?
    chromosomal abnormality

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