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inheritv: to receive money, property, or a title from someone after they have died
characteristicn: a typical feature or quality that can identify, tell apart, or describe something or somebody
calculatev: to judge or find out the amount or number of something by using mathematics
probabilisticadj: characterized by the influence of chance or probability; involving the use of statistical models or methods to estimate likelihoods or risks
specificadj: clearly defined or particular to a certain thing or situation; distinct, explicit, and precise
traitn: a particular feature of your nature
geneticadj: of or relating to genes (= parts of the DNA in cells) or the science of genes
diseasen: a disorder or illness that affects the body or mind, often characterized by specific symptoms or abnormal functioning of organs or systems
descendantn: children or offspring of a specific person, plant, or animal
monkn: a member of a religious community of men living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience
biologyn: the scientific study of life and the natural processes of living things
breedv: to keep animals for producing offspring in a regulated manner
pean: a small, round, green vegetable that grows in pods on a climbing plant and is eaten as a vegetable
monasteryn: a building or complex of buildings in which members of a male religious community, called monks, live and worship
discoveryn: the act or process of finding information, a place, or an object, or learning about something that was previously not known
principlen: a fundamental law or truth that explains or controls how something happens or works
classicadj: judged or deserving to be regarded as one of the best or most important of its kind over a period of time; of a well-known type
combinev: to join or merge to form a single thing or group
purebredadj: belonging to a specific breed, type, or strain of animal, particularly a dog or horse, that has been selectively bred for specific traits over several generations
seedn: a small, hard, often round, a reproductive structure that contains a plant’s genetic material and is capable of growing into a new plant
dominantadj: more important, influential, or easy to notice than anything else of the same type
hybridadj: composed of different elements or mixed characters
fertilizev: to cause an egg, female animal, or plant to develop by joining sperm from the male with them; to add a natural or chemical substance to land to make plants grow well
recessiveadj: of or relating to the state of the economy declines; (of a gene) controlling a characteristic that is expressed only when a dominant allele is not present
inferv: to form an opinion or conclude that something is true based on existing facts
allelen: any of the alternative forms of a gene that can occupy a given chromosomal location
representv: to speak, act, or be present on behalf of another person or group; to form or constitute
variationn: the act or state of changing; a difference or change in the way something is done, made or said
homozygousadj: possessing identical alleles for a particular gene, having inherited the same version of the gene from both parents
identicaladj: being the exact same one
heterozygousadj: possessing different alleles for a particular gene, having inherited different versions of the gene from each parent
combinationn: a collection of things that have been combined; an assemblage of separate parts or qualities
genotypen: the genetic constitution of an individual organism; the inherited collection of genes that determine an organism’s traits and characteristics
phenotypen: the observable physical or biochemical characteristics of an individual organism that result from the interaction between its genetic makeup and the environment in which it lives
visualizev: to form a mental image or concept of something; to make something visible
distributev: to give something to a large number of individuals, or to spread or furnish something
diagramn: a simplified illustration of the appearance, structure, or workings of something
axn: a tool with a metal blade that is usually attached to a wooden handle and is used for chopping wood or other materials
uppercasen: the capital form of a letter in a written or printed text; text or writing that is predominantly or exclusively in capital letters
lowercasen: a letter or typeface that is small in size and typically sits below the baseline of a line of text; opposite of uppercase
overpowerv: to conquer or establish complete control over someone by using superior strength
proportionn: a part, share, or amount of something considered in comparative relation to a whole
wrinklen: a small line or fold in something, especially fabric or the skin of the face; a minor difficulty
complexityn: the state or quality of being complicated or intricate and difficult to understand
complicatedadj: involving a lot of different things or parts in a way that is difficult to understand or analyze
geneticsn: the branch of biology that studies genes, genetic variation, and heredity in organisms