Chapter 10 bio

Chapter 10 bio - cells – the eggs and sperm Haploid –...

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Chapter 10 bio 1n – are haploid cells 2n – standing for a doubled number of chromosomes Somatic cells – The cells that reproduce through mitosis Crossing over – a process, occurring during meiosis, in which homologous chromosomes exchange reciprocal portions of themselves. Diploid – diploid cells possess two sets of chromosome cells Gamete – In animals, all the cells in the organism, except for the reproductive
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Unformatted text preview: cells – the eggs and sperm. Haploid – haploid cells possess a single set of chromosomes Independent assortment – the random distribution of homologous chromosome pairs during meiosis. Meiosis – can be defines as a process in which a single diploid cell divides to produce haploid reproductive cells Sex chromosome – meaning the chromosomes that determine what sex an individual will be....
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