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Genetics Word Search

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Chromosome
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Proteins
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Pea Plants
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Mutation
Mitosis
Meiosis
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heredity
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World of Genetics Word Search

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Characteristic
Mendel
Thymine
RNA
Recessive
Punnett Square
Probability
Phenotype
Pea Plants
Nitrogenous Bases
Mutation
Inherit
Hybrid
Homozygous
Heterozygous
Heredity
Guanine
Genotype
Genetics
Gene
Dominant
DNA
Cytosine
Cloning
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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

Genetics Word Search

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gene
heterozygous
homozygous
allele
dominant
genotype
phenotype
probability
punnett square
recessive
trait

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

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 Genes
pairs of chromosomes that have similar genetic information Homologous Chromosomes
sex cells Gametes
determine sex or gender Sex chromosomes
determine all traits except gender Autosomes
having a single set of unpaired chromosomes Haploid
containing two complete sets of chromosomes, one from each parent Diploid
Cell division process that forms gametes Meiosis
genetically determined characteristics Traits
a genetic cross between a homozygous recessive individual and a corresponding suspected heterozygote to determine the genotype of the latter Testcross
Organisms inherit two copies of each gene, one from each parent. Organisms donate only one copy of each gene in their gametes Law of segregation
one of a pair of genes that appear at a particular location on a particular chromosome and control the same characteristic Allele
the genotype of an individual with 2 recessive of dominant alleles Homozygous
the genotype of an individual with one dominant and one recessive allele Heterozygous
genetic makeup of an individual Genotype
determines the physical appearance of an individual Phenotype
the more powerful gene Dominant
the less powerful gene Recessive
a grid system that is used to predict all possible genotypes resulting from a cross Punnett squares
uses a Punnett Square to observe the possible outcomes and probablilities for one trait Monohybrid cross
uses a Punnett Square to observe the possible outcomes and probabilities for two traits Dihybrid cross
allele pairs seperate independently of each other during gamete formation Law of independent assortment
the extent to which an event is likely to occur Probability
the exchange of chromosome segments between homologous chromosomes Cross over
genes that are closer together on the chromosome are more likely to be inherited together Genetic linkage
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 Carrier
genes located in the sex chromosome Sex linked genes
the phenotype is somewhere between the two traits Incomplete dominance
both traits are fully expressed Codominance
traits that are controlled by a group of nonallelic genes Polygenic traits
ancestral lines or charts depicting the lineage or descent of an individual Pedigrees

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 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

Heredity Word Search

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Homologous Chromosomes
Law of Segregation
Principle of Allelelism
Allele
Complete Dominance
Dihybrid
Dominant
Gene
Genotype
Heterozygous
Homozygous
Hybrid
Mendel
Monohybrid
Phenotype
Punnett Square
Recessive
Trait

Principles of Heredity Crossword

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