Genetics Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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When the alleles for one trait segregate, they have no effect on other segregating alleles. This is known as?
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Independant assortment
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In some cases, two or more alleles may be dominant and both dominant alleles may show up in the offspring
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Codomimance
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Genes that have two or more alleles are called
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Multiple alleles
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The characteristics that an organism such as haircolor, eyecolor, etc.
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Trait
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When working genetics problems, how does one represent a recessive gene
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Lowercase letter
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The sex chromosomes found in females
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XX
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The type of henetic cross that involves only one trait
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Monohybrid
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What is meant by the symbol F1
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First generation
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By what process does a parent pass one allele for each gene to the offspring
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Meiosis
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The genetic makeup of an organism
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Genotype
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They tupe of genetic cross that involves two traits
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Dihybrid
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A diagram used to show the allele combinations an offspring might recieve
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Punnett square
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The science that studies how genes are transmitted from lne generation to the next
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Genetics
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The father of genetics
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Gregor Mendel
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The sex chromosomes found in males
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XY
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The chromosomes that are the same in males and females
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Autosomes
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A segment of DNA that controls one hereditary trait
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Gene
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Term meaning that both alleles are different
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Heyerozygous
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In some cases, alleles blend or mix together. This is known as:
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Incomplete dominance
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Every individual carries two alleles for each trait. These alleles are selarated during meiosis. This is known as the principle of ___?
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Segregation
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In what part of the cell would chromosomes be found
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Nucleus
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In this type of genetics, the determination of a given trait is yhe interaction of many genes
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Polygenic inheritance
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The type of allele that can be masked by another allele
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Recessive
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Term meaning that both alleles are the same
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Homozygous
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The pair of chromosomes that are different in males and females
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Sex chromosomes
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The different forms of a gene are called
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Alleles
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When working genetics problems, how does one represent a dominant gene
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Capital letter
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The vegetable use for early experiments in genetics
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Garden pea
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The type of allele that has the ability to mask or cover up another allele
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Dominant
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When mendel crossed true breeding tall plants with true breeding dwarf plants, all of the offspring were
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Tall
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The offspring of 2 different parents are known as
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Hybrids
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This type of chart shows relationships within a family
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Pedegree
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The physical characteristics of an organism
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Phenotype
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Name given to sex sells
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Gametes