Chapter 12.2

  1. Heredity
    The passing of physical characteristics, or traits, from parents to offspring.
  2. Genetics
    The scientific study of heredity.
  3. Fertilization
    When a new organism begins to form when an egg and sperm cell join together.
  4. Purebred
    The offspring of many generations that show the same form of a trait.
  5. Alleles
    The different forms of genes.
  6. Dominant Allele
    One whose trait always shows up in the organism when the allele is present.
  7. Recessive Allele
    Hidden when the dominant allele is present.
  8. Hybrid
    Has two different alleles for each trait.
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