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8 Cards in this Set

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when does fertilization occur
whent eh sperm cell penetrates an egg
what is capacitation and why is it important
when the sperm head is dissolved and it releases an acid to penetrate the egg
where does the first meiosis occur
when and wehre does second meiosis occur
after fertilization and in the fallopian tube
what is a polar body
half the chromosomal pair
what must happen before second meiosis continues
why is it necessary for the polar bodies to be speartated from the cell and discarded
so the cell has only half of the chromosomes necessary for recombination
first meiosis reults in 23 dyads. how is this different from the result of the second meiotic dvision
second creates 46 dyads