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genetics

study of genetics of hereditary transmission and variation

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Genes

heredity encoded

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Chromosomes

long strands of DNA containing many many genes

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Homologous Chromosomes

each diploid cell has a copy of every chromosome, one mother and one father

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alleles

different forms of genes

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Law of Segregation

states that different forms of genes (alleles) move as independent units from one generation to the next and that they segregate at random into gametes during meiosis

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Law of Independent Assortment

states that alleles for different genes segregate and group independently of each other.