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Unformatted text preview: Without it, none of those would be very possible to accomplish for any living organism. Keep in mind that Prokaryotes do not go through the process of mitosis, only eukaryotes go through mitosis. Meiosis is a form of cell division that halves the number of chromosomes in the gametes. Meiosis is a lot like mitosis just instead of only going through the process once, like mitosis does meiosis goes through the process twice. In results of meiosis males end up with four sperm in the process of spermatogenesis. And, females end up with four eggs although due to being too small and lacking cytoplasm three of the eggs die. This is known as the process oogenesis, it is also very essential that meiosis occurs because without it reproduction would cease, in other words an organism would have to undergo meiosis in order to reproduce....
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