a specific sequence of nucleotides in DNA or RNA that is the unit of inheritance specifying the structure of a protein
all the hereditary information (i.e., genetic make-up) of an organism that is encoded in DNA.
genetic material; the combination of alleles that make up an organism’s DNA; entirely hereditary
the period between fertilization of the ovum and birth
characterized as being small bodied or has lightly-constructed anatomy; the opposite of robust