Genetics and Heredity Crossword
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The structure in a cell that contains the cells genetic material
All living cells need to grow,maintain itself,and reproduce
The variations of genes that occur in a population
A single organism produces offsprings that have the same genetic material
Each parent cell has the identical genetic material to the parents
The phase in the cell cycle during which the nucleus divides
Type of reproduction in which two parents profuse an organism
Cells divide to from sperm cell and egg cells
Containing half chromosome found in reproductive organs of a plant or animal
The set of information that controls a trait

DNA Word Search

DNA Word Search
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asexualreproduction
punnettsquare
fertilization
reproduction
regeneration
chromosomes
variation
recessive
planarian
phenotype
heredity
genotype
dominant
meiosis
mitosis
genetic
budding
diploid
haploid
gamete
allele
clone
trait
gene
DNA

Meiosis Crossword

Meiosis  Crossword
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Offspring of genetically different parents
A hereditary unit
A distinguishing feature
One member of a pair of genes
Separation of paired alleles
A group of four chromatids
Cell formed by the union of two gametes
The union of male and female gametes
A reproductive cell having the haploid numbers
Having the same number of chromosomes sets
Having different alleles
Having the same alleles at a gene
Belonging to series of organic compounds
Two gametes from diploid zygote with twice the number
Dividing the cells in half
Genetic law that contrast traits
Chromosomes switch

Mitosis and Meiosis Crossword

Mitosis and Meiosis Crossword
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The mitotic stage that follows metaphase; duplicated chromosomes separate at the centromere and migrate toward the mitotic centers.
Reproduction involving only one parent
The part of a chromosome where the chromatids join together.
In animal cells, a cytoplasmic organelle that organizes the mitotic spindle fibers during cell reproduction.
One of the two strands that make up chromosomes seen in prophase and metaphase that have duplicated their DNA during interphase.
An exchange of chromosomal material between homologous pairs that occurs during prophase 1 of meiosis.
Having two of each chromosome.
The only cells that undergo meiosis.
The actual number of different types of chromosomes a cell possesses.
The phase most cells spend 95% of their time in.
How sperm and egg cells are created.
The stage of mitosis where duplicated chromosomes line up along the center of the mitotic spindle.
The first stage of mitosis when the nuclear membrane is absorbed into the cell.
Body cells.
The last stage of mitosis when the chromosomes separate and the nuclear membrane reforms.
Microtubules visible during cell division that are involved in separating chromosomes.
The mitotic process that results int he formation of sperm cells.
The mitotic process that results in the formation of egg cells.
Cytoplasmic division that follows the division of the nucleus.
One egg cell.

unit 5 vocab crossword

unit 5 vocab crossword
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Genetics. deoxyribonucleic acid: an extremely long macromolecule that is the main component of chromosomes and is the material that transfers genetic characteristics in all life forms
the period of the cell cycle during which the nucleus is not undergoing division, typically occurring between mitotic or meiotic divisions.
any of several threadlike bodies, consisting of chromatin, that carry the genes in a linear order:
the cycle of growth and asexual reproduction of a cell, consisting of interphase followed in actively dividing cells by prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase
the usual method of cell division, characterized typically by the resolving of the chromatin of the nucleus into a threadlike form
the division of the cell cytoplasm that usually follows mitotic or meiotic division of the nucleus.
Cell Biology. part of the process of gamete formation, consisting of chromosome conjugation and two cell divisions, in the course of which the diploid chromosome number becomes reduced to the haploid.
one of a pair of chromosomes that match up at meiosis and are identical in morphology and arrangement; a chromosome with the same gene sequence as another, each derived from one parent
reproduction involving the union of gametes
reproduction, as budding, fission, or spore formation, not involving the union of gametes.
a.the union of male and female gametic nuclei.
the basic physical unit of heredity; a linear sequence of nucleotides along a segment of DNA that provides the coded instructions for synthesis of RNA, which, when translated into protein, leads to the expression of hereditary character.
that one of a pair of alternative alleles whose effect is masked by the activity of the second when both are present in the same cell or organism.
Genetics. of or relating to a dominant
any of several forms of a gene, usually arising through mutation, that are responsible for hereditary variation.
the transmission of genetic characters from parents to offspring: it is dependent upon the segregation and recombination of genes during meiosis and fertilization and results in the genesis of a new individual similar to others of its kind but exhibiting certain variations resulting from the particular mix of genes and their interactions with the environment.
the genetic makeup of an organism or group of organisms with reference to a single trait, set of traits, or an entire complex of traits
the appearance of an organism resulting from the interaction of the genotype and the environment.
the relation between two similar magnitudes with respect to the number of times the first contains the second
a genealogical table, chart, list, or record, especially of a purebred animal.

Mitosis Crossword

Mitosis Crossword
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the process of a cell dividing into two new daughter cells
type of reproduction in which cells from two parents unite to form the first cell of a new organism
substance found in eukaryotic chromosomes that consists of DNA tightly coiled around histones
period of the cell cycle between cell divisions
phase of mitosis in which the distinct individual chromosomes begin to spread out into a tangle of chromatin
one of two identical “sister” parts of a duplicated chromosome
phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes separate and move to opposite ends of the cell
process of reproduction involving a single parent that results in offspring that are genetically identical to the parent
threadlike structure of DNA and protein that contains genetic information
series of events in which a cell grows, prepares for division, and divides to form two daughter cells
phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes separate and move to opposite ends of the cell
part of eukaryotic cell division during which the cell nucleus divides
division of the cytoplasm to form two separate daughter cells
first and longest phase of mitosis in which the genetic material inside the nucleus condenses and the chromosomes become visible
structure in an animal cell that helps to organize cell division
phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes line up across the center of the cell

Asexual Reproduction Crossword

Asexual Reproduction Crossword
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Description

Cell division which reduces chromosomes
Two sets of each chromosome
Cells of body part become abnormal
Offspring produced by union
Cell division which divides chromosomes
Female gamete
A small outgrowth of a parent organism develops into an offspring
Parent organism splits into two
Single set of each chromosome in a cell or cell nucleus
Sex cell
Male gamete
Young of living organisms
Asexual reproductive process in which there is regrow the of lost or destroyed parts or organs
Combining the two gametes creating a new organism
Substance or chemical that can cause cancer

cell reproduction vocabulary words Crossword

cell reproduction vocabulary words Crossword
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any cell of a living organism other than the reproductive cells.
The male gamete or reproductive cell involved in sexual reproduction.
the final phase of cell division
the occurrence of an organism in more than one distinct color or form.
the stage of meiotic or mitotic cell division in which the chromosomes move away from one another to opposite poles of the spindle.
a threadlike structure of nucleic acids and protein found in the nucleus of most living cells, carrying genetic information in the form of genes.
the cytoplasmic division of a cell at the end of mitosis or meiosis, bringing about the separation into two daughter cells.
(of a cell or nucleus) containing two complete sets of chromosomes, one from each parent.
It is the carrier of genetic information.
the resting phase between successive mitotic divisions of a cell, or between the first and second divisions of meiosis.
a type of cell division that results in four daughter cells each with half the number of chromosomes of the parent cell, as in the production of gametes and plant spores.
the second stage of cell division, between prophase and anaphase, during which the chromosomes become attached to the spindle fibers
type of cell division that results in two daughter cells each having the same number and kind of chromosomes as the parent nucleus, typical of ordinary tissue growth.
the first stage of cell division, before metaphase, during which the chromosomes become visible as paired chromatids and the nuclear envelope disappears.
the female reproductive cell in animals and plants; an ovum.
a mature haploid male or female germ cell that is able to unite with another of the opposite sex in sexual reproduction to form a zygote.
an organ that produces gametes; a testis or ovary.
(of a cell or nucleus) having a single set of unpaired chromosomes.
a pair of chromosomes containing a maternal and paternal chromatid joined to together at the centromere.
The sperm and egg of living things.

Cell Reproduction Crossword

Cell Reproduction  Crossword
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A complex of macromolecule found in DNA, protein and RNA.
Failure of one or more pairs of homogous chromosomes or sister chromatids to seperate normally during nuclear division.
The life cycle of a dividing cell
Coiled structure made of DNA or proteins
During this phase sister chromatids seperate at the centromeres divide.
2 complete sets of chromosomes.
During this phase the chromosomes begin to uncoil and form chromatin.
Division of parent cell producing 2 identical daughter cells.
During this stage Spindle fibers attach to the centromere of each pair of sister chromatids.
Having a single set of unpaired chromosomes.
Mutation or change in a cell that cause abnormal activities.
The direct transfer of DNA from one bacterial cell to another bacterial cell.
A unidifferented cell of a multicellular organism that can give rise to indefinitely more cells of the same type.
During the phase the cytoplasm splits in 2 and the cell divides.
Process of a cell changing from 2 cell types to another.
During this phase, the cell copies its DNA in preparation for mitosis.
Process where homologous chromosomes pair up with each other and exchange different segments of their genetic material.
The number and visual appearance of the chromosomes in the cell nuclei of an organism or species.
A technique for seperating protein molecules by moving them through a block of gel.
A set of one maternal and paternal chromosomes that pair up with each other inside a cell durinng meiosis.
A form of asexual reproduction which is used by all prokaryotic organisms, and some eukaryotic.
A process where one diploid eukaryotic cell divides to generate four haploid cells.
A complex of macromolecule found in cells, consisting of DNA, protein and RNA.
Any cell of a living organism other then the reproductive cells.
During this phase chromatids condense into chromosomes and the nuclear envolope, or membrane, breaks down.
The phase that is compromised of mitosis and cytokinesis.
A mature haploid germ cell that is able to unite with another of opposite sex.
A type of macromolecule known as a nucleic acid.

CELL REPRODUCTION CROSSWORD

CELL REPRODUCTION CROSSWORD
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Phase in mitosis in which chromosomes separate from each other.
Asexual reproduction used by prokaryotes such as bacteria.
Tumors resulting from the loss of control of cell division.
The cycle of growth and asexual reproduction of a cell.
Half of a chromosome.
Uncoiled DNA in the nucleus of a non-dividing cell.
Rod-shaped structures made of coiled DNA and proteins.
Process when one bacterium transfers genetic material to another through direct contact.
Exchange of genetic material between homologous chromosomes during prophase I.
Separation into two daughter cells.
The process by which a less specialized cell becomes a more specialized cell type.
Hereditary information in the form of a large molecule.
Eggs and sperm cells formed from meiosis.
A technique commonly used in the lab to separate charged molecules.
Only 1 chromosome of each homologous pair.
A chromosome with the same gene sequence as another.
Longest stage in the cell cycle.
Photograph of the chromosomes in a cell arranged in pairs by size.
Creates sex cells.
Stage when chromosomes line up at the equator.
Nuclear division.
Mitosis phase of cell division in which the nucleus divides.
The failure of sister chromatids to separate during and after mitosis. The failure of homologous chromosomes to to separate during and after meiosis.
A body cell.
Chromosomes move to opposite ends of the cell and two nuclei are formed.
A cell that contains both chromosomes of a homologous pair.
The first stage of cell division.
undifferentiated cells that are able to differentiate into specialized cell types.

Mitosis/Meiosis Vocabulary Quiz Crossword

Mitosis/Meiosis Vocabulary Quiz Crossword
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the division of a cell in reproduction or growth.
reproduction, as budding, fission, or spore formation, not involving the union of gametes.
reproduction involving the union of gametes.
any of several threadlike bodies, consisting of chromatin, that carry the genes in a linear order: the human species has 23 pairs,
the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus, consisting of DNA, RNA, and various proteins, that forms chromosomes during cell division.
the cycle of growth and asexual reproduction of a cell, consisting of interphase followed in actively dividing cells by prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase.
the period of the cell cycle during which the nucleus is not undergoing division
the usual method of cell division, characterized typically by the resolving of the chromatin of the nucleus into a threadlike form, which condenses into chromosomes,
the division of the cell cytoplasm that usually follows mitotic or meiotic division of the nucleus.
the first stage of mitosis or meiosis in eukaryotic cell division, during which the nuclear envelope breaks down and strands of chromatin form into chromosomes.
a specialized structure on the chromosome, appearing during cell division as the constricted central region where the two chromatids are held together and form an X shape.
one of two identical chromosomal strands into which a chromosome splits longitudinally preparatory to cell division.
the new pair of centrioles moving ahead of the spindle to opposite poles of the cell as the cell divides:
the stage in mitosis or meiosis in which the duplicated chromosomes line up along the equatorial plate of the spindle
the stage in mitosis or meiosis following metaphase in which the daughter chromosomes move away from each other to opposite ends of the cell.
the final stage of meiosis or mitosis, in which the separated chromosomes reach the opposite poles of the dividing cell and the nuclei of the daughter cells form around the two sets of chromosomes.
any of various proteins that promote the growth, organization, and maintenance of cells and tissues.
a swollen part; swelling; protuberance.
he young of a viviparous animal, especially of a mammal, in the early stages of development within the womb,
the process by which cells or tissues change from relatively generalized to specialized kinds, during development
having the potential for developing in various specialized ways in response to external or internal stimuli
a cell that upon division replaces its own numbers and also gives rise to cells that differentiate further into one or more specialized types, as various B cells and T cells.
a cell that upon division replaces its own numbers and also gives rise to cells that differentiate further into one or more specialized types, as various B cells and T cells.
having the same or a similar relation; corresponding, as in relative position or structure.
having two similar complements of chromosomes.
pertaining to a single set of chromosomes
part of the process of gamete formation, consisting of chromosome conjugation and two cell divisions, in the course of which the diploid chromosome number becomes reduced to the haploid.
the interchange of corresponding chromatid segments of homologous chromosomes with their linked genes
the cell produced by the union of two gametes, before it undergoes cleavage