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Dominant trait

the trait observed in the first generation when parents that have diffrent traits are bred

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ressesive traigt

Can skip a generation

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Heredity

the passing on of physical or mental characteristics genetically from one generation to another.

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genes

a unit of heredity that is transferred from a parent to offspring and is held to determine some characteristic of the offspring.

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alleles

one of two or more alternative forms of a gene that arise by mutation and are found at the same place on a chromosome.

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phenotype

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

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genotype

the genetic constitution of an individual organism.

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probability

the likely hood of something happening

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meiosis

a type of cell division that results in four daughter cells each with half the number of chromosomes of the parent cell

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pedigree

the record of descent of an animal, showing it to be purebred.

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DNA

That carries the genitics

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Nucleotide

a compound consisting of a nucleoside linked to a phosphate group. Nucleotides form the basic structural unit of nucleic acids such as DNA.

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Mutations

of the nucleotide sequence of the genome of an organism, virus, or extrachromosomal DNA or other genetic elements.