During sexual reproduction

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During sexual reproduction, the sex cells of parent organisms unite  with one another and form a fertilized egg cell.  In this situation, each sex cell is a  gamete The gametes of human cells are  haploid , from the Greek  haplos meaning “single.”  This term implies that each gamete contains a single set of 
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course BIOLOGY bi 101 taught by Professor - during the Fall '10 term at Montgomery.

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