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Asexual Reproduction
A single parent has an offspring that are genetically identical to itself. (There are no special reproductive organs or cells)
Egg
The female sex cell
External fertilization
The fertilization of eggs by sperm that occurs outside the body of the female
Fallopian Tubes
The tube that leads from an ovary to the uterus.
Internal fertilization
The fertilization of an egg by sperm that occurs inside the body of the female.
Meiosis
Cell division that produces sex cells (egg and sperm)
Mitosis
The part of the eukaryotic (cell with a nucleus) cell cycle in which chromatids are separated and two nuclei are formed.

Ovaries

Small oval bodies on either side of the uterus where eggs develop and estrogen and progesterone are produced.
Penis
The male reproductive organ that transfers semen into the females body
Sexual reproduction

Produces offspring by combining the genetic material of more than one parent (involves gametes or sex cells - egg and sperm)

Sperm

The male sex cell

Testes

The organs in the male reproductive system that makes sperm and testosterone

Uterus
The organ in the female reproductive system where a zygote grows and develops.
Vagina
The passageway in the female reproductive system that receives sperm from a male
Vas deferens
A tube in males where sperm is mixed with fluids to make semen
zygote
A fertilized egg