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vocabulary meiosis

important word science

Gamete mature sexual reproductive cell, as a sperm or egg, that unites with another cell to form a new organism.
Haploid ell having only one complete set of chromosomes
Oogenesis the origin and development of the ovum.
Ovum/ova the female reproductive cell or gamete of animals, which is capable of developing
sperm a male reproductive
Zygote the egg and the sperm
Tetrad group of four chromatids formed by synapsis at the beginning of meiosis.
Synapsis pairing of homologous chromosomes, one from each parent, during early meiosis
Fertilization the union of male and female gametic nuclei.
Disjunction proposition that is true if and only if at least one of a number
Gametogenesis he development of gametes.
Homologous chromosome Either member of a single pair of chromosomes.
Crossing over interchange of corresponding chromatid segments of homologous chromosomes
Gonads sex gland in which gametes are produced; an ovary or testis.
Spermatogenesis the origin and development of spermatozoa.
Polar Bodies one of the minute cells arising from the unequal meiotic divisions
meiosis the process of gamete formation
Variation a different form of something; variant.
Nondisjunction failure of chromosomes to separate and segregate into daughter cells at division.
Created by: glendy



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