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cell division voc

mitosis and meiosis

Gametes an egg or sperm cell; a sex cell
Cytokinesis the division of the cell cytoplasm the usually follows mitotic or meiotic division of the nucleus
Haploid single/simple
Gametogenesis the development of gametes
Chromosomes a structure in all living cells that consist of a single molecule od 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 cells arising from the unequal meiotic of the ovum at or the time of fertilization
Ovum/ova female reproductive cell or gamete of plants
Centromere a specialized structure on the chromosomes, appearing during cell division as the constricted central region where the two chromatids are held together and form an x shape
Crossing over interchange of corresponding chromatid segments of homologous chromosomes with their linked genes
Tetrad a group or set four
Synapsis the pairing of homologous chromosomes one each parent, during early meiosis
Interphase the stage a cell between two successive mitotic division
Diploid double; twofold
Chromatin the readily stainable of a nucleus, consisting of DNA, RNA, and various proteins, that forms chromosomes during cell division
Replication to copy
chromatid one f two identical chromosomal strands into which a chromosome splits longitudinally prepared for cell division
Created by: Dency18



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