what is genitics?
the scientific study of heredity.
What is heredity?
is the passage of physical characteristics, or traits from parent to offspring.
what is fertilization?
process where a new organism begins to form when egg and sperm cells join.
what is purebred?
is the offspring of many generations that show the same form of a trait.
what is alleles?
are the different forms of a gene.
what is a dominate allele?
is the one whose trait always shows up in the organism when the allele is present.
what is a ressive allele?
is hidden whenever the dominate allele is present.
what is a hybrid?
an organism that has two different alleles for a trait?
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