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Heredity

Inheritance of title.

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Dominant Trait

A recessive trait that expressed only in homozyogetes

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Recessive Trait

Can be carried in one person's genes

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Alleles

one of two alternative forms of a gene that is arise by mutation.

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Phenotype

The set of observable characteristics of an individual resulting from the interaction of its genotype.

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Genotype

The genetic constitution of an individual organism

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Probability

A probable event.

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Homologous Chromosones

Have the same genes at the same loci but possibly different alleles.

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Meiosis

When a single cell divides twice to produce four cells.

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Sex Chromosones

A chromosome involved with the sex of an organism, typically one of two kinds.

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Pedigree

An ancestral line of descent.

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DNA

The set of non-genetic traits.

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Nucleotide

Any group of molecules, when linked together, form DNA or RNA.

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RNA

Ribo Nucleic Acid

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Mutations

A change or alteration in the DNA.

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Genes

The basic physical and functional unit of heredity.