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Fuggi Meiosis

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Meiosis
The production of sex cells is acheived through this process
Sperm and egg
Sex Cells or Gametes that are produced by the body
Testes and Ovaries
Special Organs where the sex cells are produced in the body.
Body Cells
Contain 46 Chromosomes in the Human body
Sex Cells
Contain 23 Chromosomes in the Human body
Meiosis
In Meiosis 4 genetically different cells are formed
Mitosis
In Mitosis 2 genetically identical cells are formed
Homologous Chromosomes
Similar chromosomes which align on the equator during metaphase I in Meiosis
Crossing-over
Happens during Metaphase, when pieces of like chromosomes exchange pieces of DNA
Tetrad
Formed when homologous chromosomes overlap during metaphase I , a double XX formation