Meiosis

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It happens iin formation of gametes and...
production of the sperm and egg (mitosis all over the body)
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Gametes only have one copy of each chromosome so that...
you can combine one sex cell from the mother and one from the father
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The body has 46 chromosomes, meaning the gametes will have...
23 chromosomes each
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1. A cell (23 chromosomes) begins replicating its DNA so that...
one arm of each chromosome is an exact copy of the other arm
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2. Chromosomes line up on the equator in...
homologous pairs. (92 chromosomes). The lining up is random
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3. Cells divide once to contain...
one replicated pair (46 chromosomes)
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4. Cells divide for a 2nd time to contain half the...
original number of chromosomes (23 chromosomes)
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You produce 4 daughter cells that are...
genetically non-identical and have a single set of chromosomes in it
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you can combine one sex cell from the mother and one from the father

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Gametes only have one copy of each chromosome so that...

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23 chromosomes each

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Card 4

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one arm of each chromosome is an exact copy of the other arm

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Card 5

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homologous pairs. (92 chromosomes). The lining up is random

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