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Chromosome
A thread -like structure of DNA,made up of a string of genes
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Haploid nucleus
A nucleus containing a single set of unpaired chromosomes e.g:in sperm and egg cells
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Diploid nucleus
A nucleus containing two sets of chromosomes e.g:in body cells
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Gene
A length of DNA that codes for protein
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Inheritance
The transmission of genetic information from generation to generation
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Mitosis
Nuclear division giving rise to genetically identical cells
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Meiosis
Nuclear division giving rise to cells that are genetically different
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Allele
Any of two or more alternative forms of a gene
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A nucleus containing a single set of unpaired chromosomes e.g:in sperm and egg cells

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Haploid nucleus

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A nucleus containing two sets of chromosomes e.g:in body cells

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A length of DNA that codes for protein

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The transmission of genetic information from generation to generation

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