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Asexual reproduction
Any reproductive mode by which offspring arise from and inherit genes from just one parent.
Sexual reproduction
Production of genetically variable offspring by meiosis, gamete formation, and fertilization.
Homologous chromosome
One of a pair of chromosomes, identical in size, shape, and gene sequence, each inherited from a different parent. Nonidentical sex chromosomes are also considered homologs.
Crossing over
At prophase I of meiosis, the reciprocal exchange of segments between two nonsister chromatids of a pair of homologous chromosomes; results in novel combinations of alleles.
Fertilization
Fusion of a sperm nucleus and an egg nucleus, the result being a zygote.