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16 Cards in this Set

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A cell in your leg with a normal amount of DNA is described as being ___________________
2N diploid
Meiosis only occurs in the ________
organs of adults.
Reproductive / sex
A cell with an amount of DNA equal to 1N is called ____________
A gamete/sex cell (1/2 of DNA of parent)
Each of the eggs formed by a female will
usually contain an _____________ number of chromosomes inherited from each parent.
Cells on your face carry on a type of cell division called
The purpose of meiosis is to produce
haploid/sex cells/gametes/reproductive cells
At the end of meiosis how many cells have been produced?
4 different haploid cells (Sex cells)
How much DNA is in each cell during prophase I of meiosis?
How much DNA is in each cell formed by
Telophase I of Meiosis?
How much DNA is in each cell formed by Telephase II of meiosis?
What phase precedes Prophase II in meiosis?
telephase I
What is significant about Interphase II?
There is no such phase.
How many times does the DNA replicate during Meiosis?
once before prophase I
At what time does the DNA replicate during meiosis?
before prophase I
Interphase I
Meiosis differs from Mitosis because the cells produced by meiosis are
haploid (not identical)
List the stages of meiosis
Interphase I
Prophase I
Metaphase I
Anaphase I
Telophase I
Prophase II
Metaphase II
Anaphase II