Flashcards in Ch. 5 Vocab Deck (12):
The trait observed in the first generation when parents that have different traits are bred.
A trait that reappears in the second generation after disappearing in the first generation when the parents with different traits were bred
One set of instructions for an inherited trait
One of the alternative forms of a gene that governs a characteristic, such as hair color.
An organisms appearance or other detectable characteristic
The entire genetic makeup of an organism.
The likelihood that a possible future event will occur in any given instance of the event
The passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring.
Chromosomes that have the same sequence of genes and the same structure
A process in cell division during which the numbers of chromosomes decreases to half the orginal number by two divisions of the nucleus, which results in the production of sex cells
One of the pair of chromosomes that determines the sex of an individual