Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Gen Bio Meiosis


What does diploid mean? has 2 sets of chromosomes (2N)
What does haploid mean? has 1 set of chromosomes (N)
how many chromosomes are in a diploid human cell? 46
how many chromosomes are in a haploid human cell? 23
what kind of human cells are haploid? only sex cells
what kind of human cells are diploid? all cells EXCEPT sex cells
what are the sex cells in men called? sperm
what are the sex cells in women called? egg
what is another word for sex cells gamete or germ cells
what do you call the process of sperm meeting egg fertilization
what do you call the cell that is formed after fertilization zygote
what do zygotes grow in to? embryos
what is the purpose of meiosis? to create gametes/sex cells
how many cells does meiosis create? 4
are the cells from meiosis identical to eachother no each sex cell is unique
how many divisions take place in meiosis? meiosis I and meiosis 2
what is the purpose of mitosis? to make identical cells for growth or repair
what is crossing over? when chromosomes trade DNA/genes
what phase does crossing over occur in? prophase 1
what is the point of crossing over? to increase genetic diversity
Created by: ruth.baker