Genetics Vocabulary Quiz

Can you name these words related to genetics?
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The passing down of genes
H
Heredity
The child of two organisms
O
Offspring
The physical feature formed by a gene
P
Phenotype
A form a gene that overpowers another one
D
Dominant
Structure on which genes are carried
C
Chromosome
Type of the above that determines gender
S
Sex Chromosome
A form of a gene that is usually overpowered
R
Recessive
Long Strands of Genes
D
DNA
The Organelle in which the above is located
N
Nucleus
Irregularity in a gene
M
Mutation
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Form of reproduction that makes the above more likely
I
Inbreed
An organisms complete set of genes
G
Genome
Diagram used to determine gene outcomes
P
Punnett Square
Having two of the same gene types
H
Homozygous
Having two different alleles
H
Heterozygous
Hybrid
An organism that has been bred to have certain traits
P
Purebred
A male or female sex cell
G
Gamete
Organelle with its own separate genes
M
Mitochondrion
The act of receiving genes from Parents
I
Inherit
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