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The passing of traits from parent to offspring

Heredity

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When the first generation passes down traits

Dominant trait

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A trait when two characteristics are inherited

Recessive trait

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A set of instructions from an inherited trait

Genes

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A characteristic such as hair and skin color

Allele

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An organisam's appearance

Phenotype

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The combanation of specific traits

Genotype

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The likelihood of some thing happening

Probability

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Chromosomes that have the same structure

Homologous chromosome

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A process in cell division

Meiosis

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One of the pair of chromosomes that determine the sex of an individual

Sex chromosomes

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A diagram that show the occurrence of traits

Pedigree

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A molecule that is in every living cell

Dna

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In a nucleic acid chain, a submit made of sugar

Nuleodite

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A molecule that plays a role in protein production

Rna

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The organ system that its primary function is movement

Muscular system