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Genetics & Heredity

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2 Ribonucleic acid; A messenger carrying instructions from DNA for controlling the synthesis of proteins.
7 Biological systems - individuals and populations - are different over space.
8 Both alleles of a gene pair in a heterozygote are fully expressed, with neither one being dominant.
11 A pair of genes where one is dominant and one is recessive.
12 The set of observable characteristics of an individual resulting from the interaction of its genotype with the environment.
15 The founder of the modern science of genetics.
17 A pair of genes that are either both dominant or both recessive.
19 A threadlike structure carrying genetic information in the form of genes.
20 A unit of heredity that is transferred from parent to offspring.
1 The genetic constitution of an individual organism.
2 A gene that is masked by the effects of the dominant gene.
3 The passing on of physical or mental characteristics from one generation to the next.
4 A type of cell division that results in four daughter cells each with half the number of chromosomes as the parent cell.
5 Denoting heritable characteristics that are controlled by genes even when inherited by only parent.
6 A type of cell division that results in two daughter cells each having the same number and kind of chromosomes as the parent nucleus.
7 The appearance in a phenotype of a characteristic or effect attributed to a particular gene.
9 The changing of the structure of a gene.
10 The variant form of a given gene.
13 The haploid set of chromosomes in a gamete or microorganism.
14 A distinguishing quality or characteristic.
16 Deoxyribonucleic acid; The carrier for genetic information.
18 The study of heredity and the variation of inherited characteristics.
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