Genetics Vocabularly Review

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Vocabulary Review
Match the words on the left with the statements on the right.
a. a form of a character
b. an inherited physical feature
c. the offspring of a genetic cross
between parents with contrasting
traits
_____ 1. character
_____ 2. hybrid
_____ 3. trait
Match the words on the left with the statements on the right.
a. a version of a gene
b. group of offspring produced by a
given set of parents
c. having two identical alleles of a
gene
d. allele is not expressed in presence
of corresponding dominant allele
_____ 4. recessive
_____ 5. generation
_____ 6. homozygous
_____ 7. allele
Match the words on the left with the statements on the right.
a. detectable expression of a gene
b. an expressed allele by itself
c. set of alleles an individual has
d. alleles of a particular gene are
different
_____ 8. genotype
_____ 9. phenotype
_____ 10. dominant
_____ 11. heterozygous
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Vocabulary Review continued
Using the word bank below, fill in each blank provided.
genetic disorder
pedigree
probability
Punnett square
12. ___________________________ diagram that predicts the outcomes of a
genetic cross
13. ___________________________ an inherited disease or condition
14. ___________________________ the likelihood that a specific event will
occur
15. ___________________________ a family history that shows how a trait is
inherited
Using the word bank below, fill in each blank provided.
codominance
linked
polygenic character
16. ___________________________ genes that are inherited together
17. ___________________________ when several genes influence a character
18. ___________________________ two alleles are fully expressed at the same
time
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