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A cell containing genetic information from the mother and a cell containing genetic information from the father-makes offspring
Sexual reproduction
A special kind of cell division that produces haploid cells
Meiosis
The process by which a single organism produces offspring that have the same gentic material.
Asexual reproduction
All of the getnic material in an organism.
Genome Cells
A single cell, individual or generation characterized by the diploid chromosome number.
Diploid
Having the gametic number of chromosomes typically includign one of each pair of homologous chromosomes.
Haploid
Derved form or develped in response to organisms of the same species.
Homologous Pair
The formation and maturation of the egg.
Oogenesis
A female gamete
Ovum
Plural of ovum.
Ova
Having or being a chromosome number that is a multiple greater than two of the monoplois number.
Polyplois
the production of the gametic chromosome number in the first meiotic division.
Reduction
One of the cells of the body that compose the tissues, organs, and parts of that individual other than the germ cells.
Somatic Cells
The process by which cells multiply involving both nuclear and cytoplasmic division.
Division