Vocab Quiz (Jan 17) R

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The branch of biology that studies heredity.
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The passing on of characteristics from parents to offspring.
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Different gene forms.
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The mating of distantly related individuals to produce offspring with a wide variety of traits.
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The mating of closely related individuals which tends to increase the number of individuals that are homozygous for a trait and therefore increases the appearance of recessive traits.
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The process by which less specialized cells become a more specialized cell type.
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A kind of cell division which produces gametes containing half the number of chromosomes as a parent's body cell.
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Genes for different traits are inherited independently of each other.
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A process during which chromatids pair so tightly that they can actually break and exchange genetic material.
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Characteristics that are inherited.