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The union of the egg cell

The union of the egg cell - The fertilized egg cell a...

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The union of the egg cell and the sperm cell leads to the formation of  a fertilized egg cell with 46 chromosomes, or 23 pairs.  Fertilization restores the diploid number of chromosomes. 
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Unformatted text preview: The fertilized egg cell, a diploid, is a zygote . Further divisions of the zygote by mitosis eventually yield a complete human being....
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