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

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

Heredity Crossword

Heredity Crossword
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Discovered how traits were passed
Type of picture that shows homologous chromosomes
Traits that could be physically seen
Traits that appear in the form of genes
Plant that Gregor Mendel used for his tests
When two alleles are the same
When two alleles are not the same
Square that shows offspring possibilities
An offspring of two different beings
Offspring from unmixed breed
The study of how traits are passed
Trait that is strong
Trait that is weak
A section that gives instructions for a specific trait
The passing of traits from one to another

genetics review Crossword

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

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 Crossword Puzzle

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

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 unit vocab Crossword

Genetics unit vocab Crossword
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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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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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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.

Crossword: Reproduction Heredity

Crossword: Reproduction Heredity
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Who was the "Father of Genetics"
What traits are controlled by
What member of a gene pair is called
What are human cells contain rod-shaped structures
What are chromosomes found in
What are cells made up of
Alleles can be
Two parents make a
Passed from parents to offspring
The offspring will receive a different
Genes are passed to us from our
Genes are also exits in
two parents are called
1 parent is called
Sexual reproduction results in
a phenotype is an individual
Determines a trait
trait that is visable
A molecule in your body
we are the next