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Cell Division Voc.

Mitosis & Meiosis

Cytokinesis The division of the cell cytoplasm that usually follow mitotic or meiotic division of the nucleus
Replication To copy
Gametes An egg or sperm cell; A sex cell
Gametogenesis The development of gametes
Chromosome A structure in all living cell that consist of a single molecule of DNA bonded to various proteins and that carries the games determining heredity
Gonad A sex gland in which gametes are produced; An ovary or testis
Polar Bodies One of the minute cell arising from the unequal meiotic division of the ovum at or near the time of fertilization
Ovun/ Ova Female reproductive cell or gamete of plants
Haploid Single/ simple
Centromere A specialized structure on the chromosome, appearing during cell division as the constricted central region where the two chromatids are held together and from an X shape
Synapsis The pairing of homologous chromosomes, one from each parent, during early meiosis
Diploid Double; twofold
interphase The stage of a cell between two successive mitotic division
Tetrad A group or set four
Crossing over The interchange of covers ponding chromatid segments of homologous chromosome with their linked genes
Created by: Marie190516



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