INHERITANCE

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GAMETE
The reproductive cell, sperm and ova, pollen and ovules
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ZYGOTE
The fertilized egg, the first cell of a new organism
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GENE
Section of DNA coding for one protein on a chromosome
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ALLELE
The different forms a gene can take
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LOCUS
Each gene has a specific position on one chromosome
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AUTOSOME
All the none sex chromosomes
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SEX CHROMOSOME
The X and Y chromosomes
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DIPLOID
The full number od chromosomes in normal body cells
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HAPLOID
Half the full number, found in gametes
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DOMINANT
The allele that shows as the phenotype
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RECESSIVE
This allele can be passed to offspring but doesn't show
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CODOMINANT
Two alleles both have an effect on the phenotype
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HOMOZYGOUS
The two alleles of a particular gene are both the same
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HETEROZYGOUS
The two alleles for a gene in a cell are different
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GENOTYPE
The combination of alleles in a cell
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PHENOTYPE
The way the genotype affects the organisms
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SEX-LINKED
Genes that are found on the sex chromosomes
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F1 and F2
The generation number when using offspring to breed
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The fertilized egg, the first cell of a new organism

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ZYGOTE

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Section of DNA coding for one protein on a chromosome

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The different forms a gene can take

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Each gene has a specific position on one chromosome

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