Unformatted text preview: Meiosis Genetics Vocabulary
4. Sexual reproduction
5. Haploid Co
7. Homologous chromosomes
S. Synopsis C
9. Synaptonemal complex
10. Crossing over - missing/ m
12. Genes L
A. A specific place along the length of a chromosome where a given gene is located
B. A modified type of cell division in sexually reproducing organisms consisting of two
rounds of cell division but only one round of DNA replication. It results in cells with half Meiosis
number of chromosome sets as the original cell.
C. The pairing and physical connection of duplicated homologous chromosomes tightly
along their lengths.
D. Genetically identical individuals or cells - Clone
E. The generation of offspring from a single parent that occurs without the fusion of
F. A cell containing two sets of chromosomes - Diploid
G. A cell containing only one set of chromosomes Haplorod
H. The X shaped microscopically visible region where crossing over has occurred earlier in
prophase I between homologous nonsister chromatids
1. A pair of chromosomes of the same length, centromere position, and staining pattern that
possess genes for the same characters at corresponding loci.
J. A type of reproduction in which two parents give rise to offspring that have unique
combinations of genes inherited from both parents via the gametes Sexual reproduction
K. A zipper-like structure composed of proteins, which connects two homologous
chromosomes tightly along their lengths. .
L. Units of heredity Cone
M. The reciprocal exchange of genetic material between nonsister chromatids during
prophase l Crossing
N. A specific place along the length of a chromosome where a given gene is located...
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