Homologous chromosomes two chromosomes of each type

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Unformatted text preview: f chromosomes - Karyotype Majority that are non- sex chromosomes are called autosomes. There is only one that is called a sex chromosome. Mammals have two types of sex chromosomes: X and Y. Haploid number: number of distinct types of chromosomes in a given cell. Homologous chromosomes: two chromosomes of each type Carry the same genes, meaning they have the same section of DNA that influences some hereditary trait in an individual. Allele denot...
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