Biology Chapter 14 Vocabulary Use this presentation in order to study for a matching vocabulary quiz.
pedigree Chart that shows the relationships within a family.
karyotype Photograph of chromosomes grouped in order in pairs.
DNA fingerprinting Analysis of sections of DNA that have little or no known function, but vary widely from one individual to another, in order to identify individuals.
sex-linked gene Gene located on the X and Y chromosome.
sex chromosome One of two chromosomes that determine an individual’s sex.
autosome Chromosome that is not a sex chromosome.
nondisjunction Error in meiosis in which homologous chromosomes fail to separate.