Chapter 10: Sexual Reproduction and Genetics – Section 2: Mendelian Genetics
alternative form that a single gene may have for a particular trait.
Mendel’s name for a specific trait that appeared in the F1 generation.
science of heredity.
an organism’s allele pairs.
organism with two different alleles for a specific trait.
regulation of an organism’s internal environment to maintain conditions needed for life.
organism heterozygous for a specific trait.
law of independent assortment
Mendelian law stating that a random distribution of alleles occurs during the formation of gametes.
law of segregation
Mendelian law stating that two alleles for each trait separate during meiosis.
observable characteristic that is expressed as a result of an allele pair.
Mendel’s name for a specific trait hidden or masked in the F1 generation.