a form of cell division that halves the number of chromosomes when forming specialized reproductive cells
a process that occurs when portions of a chromatid on one homologous chromosome are broken and exchanged with the corresponding chromatid portions of the other homologous chromosome
a form of reproduction in which a single parent passes copies of all of its genes to each of its offspring
a form of reproduction in which two parents each form reproductive cells that have one-half the number of chromosomes
a haploid reproductive cell produced by meiosis that is capable of developing into an adult without fusing with another cell.