In females - One cell at the end of meiosis I enters...

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In females, meiosis begins during the fetal stage when a series of  diploid cells enter meiosis 1.  At the conclusion of meiosis 1, the process comes to a halt, and the  cells gather in the ovaries.  At puberty, meiosis resumes. 
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Unformatted text preview: One cell at the end of meiosis I enters meiosis II each month. The result of meiosis II is a single egg cell per cycle (the other meiotic cells disintegrate). Each egg cell contains 23 chromosomes and is haploid....
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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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