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Science Vocab Part 2

more vocab 2 study 4 ur midterms and tests!

Terms

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protective resemblance
camouflage in which an organism looks like an object in its surroundings
tissue
a group of similar cells working together
hybrid
an organism that contains two different genes for a trait
heredity
passing on of traits from parent to offspring
recessive
a gene that is hidden by a dominant gene
dominant
a gene that is "masks" a recessive gene
DNA
small part of a gene, found in all human cells
variation
different ways a trait might appear
organ system
a group of different organs working together to do a specific job
purebred
an organism that contains two dominant or two recessive genes for a trait
mutation
a change in a gene's information
organ
two or more types of tissue working together
genetics
the study of heredity
gene
small section of a chromosome that determines a trait
protective coloration
camouflage in which an organism's colors blend in with the colors of the surroundings
structural adaptation
a body part or coloring that aids in survival
adaptation
any trait that helps a species survive
physiological adaptation
jobs of body parts controlling life processes that aid in survival
mitosis
process that produces two new cells exactly like the parent cell
behavioral adaptation
an action that aids in survival

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