Genetics Crossword Puzzle
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a unit of heredity that is transferred from a parent to offspring and is held to determine some characteristic of the offspring
pairs of chromosomes that have similar genetic information
sex cells
determine sex or gender
determine all traits except gender
having a single set of unpaired chromosomes
containing two complete sets of chromosomes, one from each parent
Cell division process that forms gametes
genetically determined characteristics
a genetic cross between a homozygous recessive individual and a corresponding suspected heterozygote to determine the genotype of the latter
Organisms inherit two copies of each gene, one from each parent. Organisms donate only one copy of each gene in their gametes
one of a pair of genes that appear at a particular location on a particular chromosome and control the same characteristic
the genotype of an individual with 2 recessive of dominant alleles
the genotype of an individual with one dominant and one recessive allele
genetic makeup of an individual
determines the physical appearance of an individual
the more powerful gene
the less powerful gene
a grid system that is used to predict all possible genotypes resulting from a cross
uses a Punnett Square to observe the possible outcomes and probablilities for one trait
uses a Punnett Square to observe the possible outcomes and probabilities for two traits
allele pairs seperate independently of each other during gamete formation
the extent to which an event is likely to occur
the exchange of chromosome segments between homologous chromosomes
genes that are closer together on the chromosome are more likely to be inherited together
a person or other organism that has inherited a recessive allele for a genetic trait or mutation but does not display that trait or show symptoms of the disease
genes located in the sex chromosome
the phenotype is somewhere between the two traits
both traits are fully expressed
traits that are controlled by a group of nonallelic genes
ancestral lines or charts depicting the lineage or descent of an individual

Mendelian Genetics Crossword

Mendelian Genetics Crossword
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Crossword
Description

mating between two individuals with different alleles for one trait
specific characteristic of an organism
a variant form of a gene
cross between two different alleles that differ in two observed traits
an organism that passes down certain phenotypic traits to its offspring
the generation resulting immediately from a cross of the first set of parents
process of interbreeding individuals from genetically distinct populations
any observable feature
parental generation
result of a cross between two F1 individuals
determines the appearance
diagram used to predict an outcome of a particular cross or breeding experiment
hybrid that is heterozygous for alleles of two different genes
during the production of gametes the two copies of each hereditary factor separate so that offspring acquire one factor from each parent
no effect on appearance
genes where one is dominant and one is recessive
set of observable characteristics of an organism
a hybrid that is heterozygous with respect to a specified gene
pair of matching alleles for a trait
genetic cross between a homozygous recessive individual and corresponding heterozygote to determine the heterozygote’s genotype (PP x pP)
genetic constitution of an individual organism
mating between two individuals with different alleles for one trait
variation in hereditary factors for independent characteristics

Genetics unit vocab Crossword

Genetics unit vocab Crossword
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Description

A unit of heredity that is transferred from a parent to offspring
Chromosome pairs one from each parent that are the same
A mature haploid germ cell
Chromosome that determines the sex of an organism
Any chromosome that is not a sex chromosome
Single set of unpaired chromosomes
To complete sets of chromosomes one from each parent
Type of cell division
Distinguishing quality or characteristic belonging to a person
Way to explore the genotype of an organism
How the offspring of parents with similar characteristics sometimes have offspring with a different characteristics
One of two or more alternative forms of a gene
Two of the same alleles
Genetic constitution of an individual organism
Physical characteristics
A gene that masks the effects of the recessive gene
A gene that is not tangible
Diagram that is used to predict the outcome of an offspring
Type of genetic breeding experiments
Mating experiment between two organisms that are identically hybrid
Random combinations of chromosomes in meiosis
Likelihood of an event to occur
Homologous chromosomes pair up to exchange different segments of genetic material
DNA sequences that are close together on a chromosome
Organism that has inherited a recessive allele
A gene located in the sex chromosome
Intermediate inheritance where one allele is not completely paired
Both alleles of a gene pair are neither dominant or recessive
Controlled by a group of nonallelic genes
Diagram showing the lineage of an individual

Genetics Crossword Puzzle

Genetics Crossword Puzzle
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Crossword
Description

Factors that control a trait
A person's genetic makeup
A person's physical appearance
A change in a gene or chromosome
A chart that tracks which members of a family have a particular trait
A picture of all the chromosomes in a cell
An organism that has the same genes as the organism it was produced from
Breeding two individuals with similar traits
Same alleles for a single trait
Different alleles fo a single trait
The science behind heredity
The chance of something occuring
When two alleles are equal and present in both the phenotype and genotype of an organism
A chart that shows all the possible combinations of two genotypes
The process that produces 4 sex cells
Breeding two individuals with different traits
Moving healthy genes into cells to replace missing or abnormal genes in order to correct a genetic disorder
A genetic problem caused by an issue in an organism's genes
A trait controlled by three or more alleles is said to have ________________
Choosing two organisms with desired traits to be bred

Genetics Vocabulary Crossword

Genetics Vocabulary  Crossword
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During sexual reproduction, sperm and egg cells join in a process
self-pollinate, would produce offspring identical to themselves.
A specific characteristic that varies from one individual to another.
The offspring of crosses between parents with different traits.
Today, scientists call the factors that determine traits.
The different forms of a gene.
A setting apart or separation of people or things from others
Mendel suggested that the alleles for tallness and shortness in the F1 plants segregated from each other during the formation of the sex cells.
The likelihood that a particular event will occur.
The gene combinations that might result from a genetic cross can be determined by drawing a diagram.
Organism that have two identical alleles for a particular trait
Organism that have two different alleles for the same trait.
All of the tall plants have the same, or physical characteristics
The tall plants do not have the same, or genetic makeup.
The transmission of characteristics from parents to offspring (children).
A capital letter represents the dominant alllele for tall.
A lowercase letter represents the recessive allele for short.
The scientifc of study of heredity

Genetics Vocabulary Crossword

Genetics Vocabulary Crossword
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Crossword
Description

The passing of traits from parents to offspring
A characteristic that an organism can pass on to its offspring through its genes.
Scientific study of heredity
Augustinian monk and botanist whose experiments in breeding garden peas led to his eventual recognition as founder of the science of genetics (1822-1884)
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait
Alternative forms of a gene for each variation of a trait of an organism
a genetic factor that blocks another genetic factor
A condition that appears only in individuals who have received two copies of a mutant gene, one copy from each parent
The likelihood that a particular event will occur
A diagram for predicting the allele composition of offspring from a cross between individuals of known genetic makeup.
An organism that has two different alleles for a trait
An organism that has two identical alleles for a trait
An organism's genetic makeup
An organism's physical appearance, or visible traits.
These are found in every cell. contained with them is DNA. Located on theme are genes.

Genetic Terms Crossword

Genetic Terms Crossword
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Crossword
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A genetically determined characteristic
The set of information that controls a trait, a segment of DNA on a chromosome
An inherited trait that results from the expression of the dominant allele over the recessive allele
The production of new living organisms by combining genetic information from two individuals of different sexes
The reproductive process that involves only one parent and produces offspring identical to the parent.(cloning)
The genetic constitution of an individual organism
The set of observable characteristics of an individual resulting from the interaction of its genotype with the environment
A threadlike structure of nucleic acids and protein found in the nucleus of most living cells, carrying genetic information in the form of genes
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
Deoxyribonucleic acid is a molecule that carries most of the genetic instructions used in the development, functioning and reproduction of all know living organisms and many viruses
A pair of parallel helices intertwined about a common axis, especially that in the structure of the DNA molecule
The process by which humans use animals breeding and plant breeding to selectively develop particular phenotype traits
The two twentieth-century biologists who discovered the double helix of DNA
A genetically determined characteristic
Is the phenotypic expression of an allele related to the sex chromosome of the individual
Having two different alleles for a trait
Different forms of a gene
A cell with half of the normal chromosomes
Having two identical alleles for a trait
A genetic trait that results from the expression of the two recessive alleles
A tool to show all possible allelic combinations of gametes in a cross of parents with known genotypes in order to predict the probability of their offspring possessing certain sets of alleles

Genetics Word Search

Genetics Word Search
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Description

Punnett Square
Heterozygous
Replication
Probability
Chromosome
Pea Plants
Homozygous
Recessive
Phenotype
Inherited
Purebred
Proteins
Mutation
heredity
Genotype
Genetics
Dominant
Parents
Mitosis
Meiosis
Traits
Hybrid
Allele
Genes
RNA
DNA

Principles of Heredity Crossword

Principles of Heredity  Crossword
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Description

Gregor __________________, the "father of genetics"
The outward expression or appearance
An alternate form of a gene
Having non identical alleles
Having identical alleles
Square used to determine probability and results of cross
The allele that is masked or covered up by the dominant allele
The genetic make-up of an organism
A cross that involves ONE pair of contrasting traits
The plants Mendel did his studies on
When neither allele is dominant, each is
a diagram showing a person's paired chromosomes
cell division producing clones
reduction division
allele expressed if only one is present
transfer of genetic material between organisms
describing a pair of similar chromosomes

unit 6-genetics vocabulary Crossword

unit 6-genetics vocabulary  Crossword
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Crossword
Description

trait that will show up in an organism's phenotype if gene is present
trait that will only appear in the phenotype if organism inherits two of them; covered up by the dominant gene
genetic makeup of an organism
physical characteristics of an organism
diagram that shows the possible results of a genetic cross; parents' gametes on top and left, offsprings' genotypes inside
F1 Generation First filial generation F2 Generation Second Filial generation
a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur
crosses that examine the inheritance of only one specific trait
crosses that examine the inheritance of two different traits
a cross between an organism with an unknown genotype and an orgasm with the recessive phenotype
Having different alleles that code for the same gene or trait.
Having two identical alleles that code for the same trait.
An alternative version of a gene due to a slightly different base sequence in the DNA.
These are sex cells- oval, or eggs, in the female, and spermatozoa, or sperm cells, in the male. DNA in this can be passed on to your children.
A piece of DNA that provides a set of instructions to a cell to make a certain protein.
The study of biological inheritance patterns and the variation in organisms.
the passing of trais from parent to offspring
an offspring that was given different genetic information for a trait from each parent
another word for homozygous

World of Genetics Word Search

World of Genetics Word Search
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Nitrogenous Bases
Characteristic
Punnett Square
Heterozygous
Probability
Pea Plants
Homozygous
Chromosome
Recessive
Phenotype
Mutation
Heredity
Genotype
Genetics
Dominant
Cytosine
Thymine
Inherit
Guanine
Cloning
Adenine
Mendel
Hybrid
Allele
Gene
RNA
DNA