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Key Terms Foldable CH. 5 Heredity Create a 12 tab foldable.

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1 Key Terms Foldable CH. 5 Heredity Create a 12 tab foldable

2 Write the words on the tabs Heredity Dominant Trait Recessive Trait Gene Allele Phenotype

3 Write the words on the tabs Genotype Probability Homologous Chromosome Meiosis Sex Chromosome Pedigree

4 Definitions Go On The Inside The passing of genetic traits from parent to offspring. The trait observed in the first generation when parents that have different traits are bred. A trait that is apparent only when two recessive alleles for the same characteristic are inherited.

5 Definitions Go On The Inside One set of instructions for an inherited trait. One of the alternative forms of a gene that governs a characteristic, such as hair color. An organism’s appearance or other detectable characteristics.

6 Definitions Go On The Inside The entire genetic makeup of an organism; also the combination of genes for one or more specific traits. The likelihood that a possible future event will occur in any given instance of the event Chromosomes that have the same sequence of genes and the same structure.

7 Definitions Go On The Inside A process in cell division during which the number of chromosomes decreases to half the original number by two divisions of the nucleus, which results in the production of sex cells (gametes or spores). One of the pair of chromosomes that determines the sex of an individual.

8 Definitions Go On The Inside A diagram that shows the occurrence of a genetic trait in several generations of a family.


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