genetics review Crossword
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passing of traits from parents to offspring
an organism with two different alleles for a trait
a factor that controls traits
a physical characteristic of an organism, ex. eye color
an allele whose trait always shows up in the organism
each different form of a gene
the scientific study of heredity
an allele whose trait is hidden in the presence of a dominant allele
a type of organism whose offspring of many generations have the same form of a trait
a number describing how likely an event is
an organism that has two identical alleles for a trait
an organism's physical appearance
an organism's genetic makeup
an organism that has two different alleles for a trait
process that produces sex cells
genes are passed from parents to offspring on these
DNA replication takes place in the _____
a section of DNA within a chromosome that codes for a specific protein
a mass of cancer cells
when a base pair of the gene is added, deleted, or substituted

Heredity Crossword Puzzle

Heredity Crossword Puzzle
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when many alleles and genes are involved
when two dominant alleles are expressed in the offspring and they blend together
the passing of physical characteristics from parents to offspring
a specific characteristic
the study of heredity
egg and sperm cell joining
fertilization of flowers
organism from many generations with the same form of a trait
holds pollen in the flowers
takes pollen to make a seed
a number that describes how likely it is that an event will occur
Physical appearance/ visible traits
genetic makeup/alleles
when both alleles for a gene are expressed equally
factors that control a trait
The different forms of a gene
trait that always shows up in the organism when the allele is present
is hidden whenever the dominant allele is present
having two of the same alleles
having two different alleles

Genetics Vocabulary Crossword

Genetics Vocabulary Crossword
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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.

Heredity and Genetics Crossword

Heredity and Genetics Crossword
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a distinguishing quality or characteristic
the offspring of two organisms with different forms of the same traits
trait that is blocked by the presence of a dominant factor
a section of a chromosome that has genetic information for one trait
the two alleles that control the phenotype of a trait
When the allele for a trait is on an X or Y
when the two alleles of a gene are the same
when the two alleles of a gene are different
a model used to predict possible genotypes and phenotypes of offspring
the passing of traits from parents to offspring
the study of how traits are passed from parents to offspring
trait that blocks another genetic factor
thread-like structures located inside the nucleus of cells that contain the genetic information that controls traits
different forms of the same genes
how a trait appears or “is expressed”
when the offspring’s phenotype is a combination of the parent’s phenotypes
when both alleles can be observed in a phenotype
deoxyribonucleic acid – an organism’s genetic material
a molecule with a nitrogen base, a sugar, and a phosphate group

Genetics Crossword Puzzle

Genetics Crossword Puzzle
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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

Mendelian Genetics Crossword

Mendelian Genetics Crossword
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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 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

Chapter 12 Genetics Crossword

Chapter 12 Genetics Crossword
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the passing of traits from parent to offspring
specific characteristic that an organism can pass to its offspring through its genes
the scientific study of heredity
the process in sexual reproduction in which an egg cell and a sperm cell join to form a new cell
an offspring of many generations that has the same form of a trait
an offspring of crosses that has two different alleles for a trait
a sequence of DNA that determines a trait and is passed from parent to offspring
the different forms of a gene
an allele whose trait always shows up in the organism when the allele is present
an allele that is hidden whenever the dominant allele is present
a number that describes how likely it is that a particular event will occur
chart that show all the possible combinations of alleles that can result from a genetic cross
an organisms physical appearance, or visible traits
an organisms genetic makeup, or allele combinations
having two identical alleles for a particular gene
having two different alleles for a particular gene
a situation in which one allele is not completely dominant over another allele
a situation in which both alleles for a gene are expressed equally
three or more possible alleles of a gene that determine a trait
the inheritance of traits that are controlled by two or more genes such as height
the process that occurs in the formation of sex cells by which the number of chromosomes is reduced by half
method of breeding that allows only those organisms with desired traits to produce the next generation
a selective breeding method in which two individuals with similar sets of alleles are crossed
a selective breeding method that involves crossing different individuals to bring together the best traits from both parents
an organism that is genetically identical to the organism from which it was produced

life science Crossword

life science Crossword
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a german scientist who founed the science of genetics
a charactaeristic that an organism can pass to offspring through genetics
the passingof traits from parents to offspring
the scientific study of heredity
An organism that always produces offspring with the same traits
An segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific trait
the different form of genes
An Allele who trait always show up in the organism
An allele is masked when a dominat allele is present
An organism that has two different alleles for a trait
the likelihood that a paerticular event would occur
a chart that shows all the possible combinations that can occur in a genetic cross
An Organism's physical apperance
An organism's genetic makeup or allele combinations
Having two identical alleles for a trait
having two different different alleles for trait
a condition when neither of the two different alleles for a trait
THe Process that occurs in sex cells by which the number of chromosomes are reduced
That Copies the coded message
RNA in the cytoplasm that carries an amino
Chromosomes involved with determining the sex of an organism
Three or more forms of a gene that code for a single trait
A gene that is carried on the X or Y chromosome
A person with an rescue allele
a family tree that tracks traits
A change in gene or chromosome
A technique to exchange animal fluid
A picture of all the chromosomes in a cell
An organism that is gentically the identical

Genetics Vocabulary Crossword

Genetics Vocabulary Crossword
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Description

a characteristic that can be carried on through genes by an organism's offspring
different forms of a gene
traits passed on from parent to offspring
an organism's physical appearance
an organism's genetic makeup
having two identical alleles for a trait
having two different alleles for a trait
a chart that displays every possible allele combination that can result from a genetic cross
the overpowering gene
the hidden gene
an organism that produces the same offspring, each having the same exact genetic form as a parent
an organism with two different genetic forms as a trait
a segment of DNA on a chromosome that builds a specific trait
the relationship between the x-chromosome (mother) and y-chromosome (father) in offspring, and the genes that they inherit from each parent
a variety of possible outcomes; the likelihood of something happening

unit 6-genetics vocabulary Crossword

unit 6-genetics vocabulary  Crossword
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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