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Sexual Reproduction

Sexual Reproduction and DNA Review

Type of reproduction that requires the joining of two sex cells. SEXUAL
Structure in a cell's nucleus that holds hereditary information. CHROMOSOME
Term for the joining of an egg and sperm. FERTILIZATION
Male sex cells. SPERM
The cell that forms when an egg and sperm join. ZYGOTE
The term for female sex cells. EGG
The process that produces sex cells. MEIOSIS
Characteristics that are passed down from one generation to the next. TRAITS
A part of DNA that contains the instructions for producing specific proteins. GENE
The chemical that makes up chromosomes and allows an organism to grow and function by following the information in this code. DNA
Process by which DNA is duplicated (copied). REPLICATION
Any permanent damage in a gene or chromosome. MUTATION
Cells with pairs of chromosomes. DIPLOID
Takes code from DNA and brings it to the ribosomes to make specific proteins. RNA
Cells that do not have pairs of chromosomes (sex cells). HAPLOID
Created by: gizmo131