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Genetics Vocabulary Exercises

Across

  1. describes how different genes independently separate from one another

Down

  1. Cell division that creates two daughter cells
  2. Cell division that creates four daughter cells
  3. Characteristic
  4. Study of heredity
  5. bred from same breed
  6. states that production of gametes the two copies of each hereditary factor segregate so that offspring acquire one factor from each parent.
  7. sequence of nucleotides
  8. Alternative form of a gene
  9. Identical gene
  10. not identical
  11. Haploid set of chromosomes
  12. genetic makeup of a cell

Key

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Across

  1. lawofindependentassortment

Down

  1. mitosis
  2. meiosis
  3. trait
  4. genetics
  5. purebred
  6. lawofsegregation
  7. gene
  8. allele
  9. homozygous
  10. heterozygous
  11. genome
  12. genotype