Heredity And Evolution of Class 10


Heredityis the passing of traits to offspring (from its parent or ancestors). This is the process by which an offspring cell or organism acquires or becomes predisposed to the characteristics of its parent cell or organism. Through heredity, variations exhibited by individuals can accumulate and cause somespeciestoevolve. The study of heredity inbiologyis calledgenetics, which includes the field ofepigenetics.


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