heredity

what is heredity

Heredity is the passing on of traits from parents to their offspring; either through asexual reproduction or sexual reproduction, the offspring cells or organisms acquire the genetic information of their parents. Through heredity, variations between individuals can accumulate and cause species to evolve by natural selection. The study of heredity in biology is genetics.

CR:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heredity

what are traits

identical twins, who have identical DNA, and fraternal twins, who share half their DNA, just like any siblings. If a characteristic appears more frequently in identical twin pairs than in fraternal twin pairs, then it has an inherited component.

CR:  https://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/basics/traits/

5 heredity eyample

The answer is heredity. Heredity means that traitsare passed from parents to their children. This is true not only of people, but of animals, plants, and all living things. How does this process work? The science of studying heredity is called genetics, and scientists who study how traits are passed from one generation to the next are called geneticistsgeneticist: Scientist who studies genetics. It’s a fairly new but fascinating science. Let’s find out more about what makes

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