Ch. 9 Biology Vocab

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Ch. 9 Biology Vocab
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  1. Field of biology devoted to understanding how characteristics are transmitted from parents to offspring
    Genetics
  2. Transmission of characteristics from parents to offspring
    Heredity
  3. Genetically determined variant of a characteristic
    Trait
  4. Trait always produce offspring with that trait when they self-pollinate
    True-Breeding
  5. Dominates the factor for the other trait in the pair
    Dominant
  6. No observable effect on an organism's appearance when that trait was paired with a trait controlled by a dominant factor
    Recessive
  7. States that a pair of factors is segregated, or separated, during the formation of gametes
    Law of Segregation
  8. Factors separate independently of one another during the formation of gametes
    Law of Independent Assortment
  9. Two or more alternative forms of a gene
    Alleles
  10. Organism's genetic makeup
    Gentotype
  11. Organism's appearance
    Phenotype
  12. When both alleles of a pair are alike
    Homozygous
  13. When the two alleles in the pair are different
    Heterozygous
  14. One allele is completely dominant over another
    Complete Dominance
  15. Phenotype of a heterozygote is intermediate between the phenotypes determined by the dominant and recessive traits
    Incomplete Dominance

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