Gametes crossword revision

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The outer-most layer of the egg cell
follicle cells
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Gametes contain half the full number of chromosomes; what is this called?
haploid
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Jelly-like coating surrounding egg
zona pellucida
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In the head of the sperm
acrosome
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Chemicals released from the cells surrounding the egg, triggering the...
acrosome reaction
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When the zona pellucida thickens, it is called...
cortical reaction
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Another word for 'sex cells'
gametes
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The tail of the sperm is called a...
flagellum
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In the middle of the sperm to give it energy to swim
mitochondria
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Another word for the egg
ovum
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Another word for 'can move'
motile
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The egg is wafted along the oviducts by...
ciliated cells
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Another name for a fertilised egg
zygote
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Gametes contain half the full number of chromosomes; what is this called?

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haploid

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Jelly-like coating surrounding egg

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In the head of the sperm

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Chemicals released from the cells surrounding the egg, triggering the...

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