genetics review Crossword

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

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Heredity Crossword Puzzle

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when many alleles and genes are involved Multiple Allele
when two dominant alleles are expressed in the offspring and they blend together Incomplete Dominance
the passing of physical characteristics from parents to offspring Heredity
a specific characteristic Trait
the study of heredity Genetics
egg and sperm cell joining Fertilization
fertilization of flowers pollination
organism from many generations with the same form of a trait Purebred
holds pollen in the flowers Stamen
takes pollen to make a seed Pistil
a number that describes how likely it is that an event will occur Probability
Physical appearance/ visible traits Phenotype
genetic makeup/alleles Genotype
when both alleles for a gene are expressed equally Codominance
factors that control a trait Genes
The different forms of a gene Alleles
trait that always shows up in the organism when the allele is present Dominant
is hidden whenever the dominant allele is present Recessive
having two of the same alleles Homozygous
having two different alleles Heterozygous

Genetics Vocabulary Crossword

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

Heredity and Genetics Crossword

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

Genetics Crossword Puzzle

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

Mendelian Genetics Crossword

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mating between two individuals with different alleles for one trait Monohybrid Cross
specific characteristic of an organism Trait
a variant form of a gene Allele
cross between two different alleles that differ in two observed traits Dihybrid Cross
an organism that passes down certain phenotypic traits to its offspring True-breeding
the generation resulting immediately from a cross of the first set of parents F1 Generation
process of interbreeding individuals from genetically distinct populations Hybridization
any observable feature Character
parental generation P Generation
result of a cross between two F1 individuals F2 Generation
determines the appearance Dominant Allele
diagram used to predict an outcome of a particular cross or breeding experiment Punnett Square
hybrid that is heterozygous for alleles of two different genes Dihybrids
during the production of gametes the two copies of each hereditary factor separate so that offspring acquire one factor from each parent Law of Segregation
no effect on appearance Recessive Allele
genes where one is dominant and one is recessive Heterozygous
set of observable characteristics of an organism Phenotype
a hybrid that is heterozygous with respect to a specified gene Monohybrids
pair of matching alleles for a trait Homozygous
genetic cross between a homozygous recessive individual and corresponding heterozygote to determine the heterozygote’s genotype (PP x pP) Testcross
genetic constitution of an individual organism Genotype
mating between two individuals with different alleles for one trait Monohybrid Cross
variation in hereditary factors for independent characteristics Indept. Assortment

Genetics Vocabulary Crossword

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

Genetics Vocabulary Words Crossword

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Where a cell divides into a new identical cell which is the same as the parent cell Mitosis
Where a sperm cell and an egg cell unite Meiosis
Found in the nucleus of the cell DNA
A strand of DNA resembles a twisted ladder Chromosomes
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that carries the code for a specific trait Genes
Different forms or versions of a gene Alleles
An allele whose expression overpowers the effect of a second form of the same gene Dominant
An allele whose effects are concealed in offspring by the dominant allele Recessive
A condition in which two allele for a given gene are different from each other Heterozygous
A condition in which two alleles for a given gene are the same Homozygous
The actual gene make-up for an organism Genotype
The visible characteristics for a gene Phenotype
The father of modern genetics Gregor Mendel
Where neither gene for a trait is dominant Incomplete dominance
Shows the possible gene make-ups for organisms Punnett square
The chance an event will happen Probability

life science Crossword

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

Genetics Vocabulary Crossword

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

Chapter 12 Genetics Crossword

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