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Asextual reproduction
a new organism (sometimes more than 1) is produced by 1 organism.
sextual reproduction
two sex cells, called egg and sperm, come together.
sperm
are formed in the male reproductive organs
eggs
are formed in the female reproductive organs
fertilazation
the joining of an egg and sperm
haploid
sex cells/ cells that do not have 1 pair of chromosomes.
meiosis
a process that produces haploid sex cells
zygote
cell that forms from fertilization
dipoid
when cells have pairs of similar chromosomes
DNA
contains information for an organisms growth and function
gene
a section of DNA on a chromosome
RNA
the codes for making proteins are carried from the nucleus to the robosomes by RNA
mutations
any perminant change in the DNA sequence of a gene or chromosome od a cell