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biometrics
identifying people using unique physical characteristics e.g fingerprints
behaviour
the way animals act
breed
produce offspring
continuous variation
inherited features which can have any value in a wide range e.g height, weight
correlation
link between two things
discontinuous variation
inherited features which have distinct categories e.g. eye colour, ability to roll the tongue or not
environmental variation
variation as a result of environmental influences e.g. scars
genes
parts of a DNA molecule that control a certain characteristic
imprinting
a rapid learning process that takes place in a young animal and establishes a behaviour pattern, such as recognition of parents
inherited
passed on from a parent
species
group of organisms that can interbreed and produce fertile offspring
variation
differences between individuals