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Life science chapter 10

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cell division
the process of one cell dividing into two daughter cells
Chromosome
a structure made of DNA and protein in the nucleus of the eukaryotic cell
Prophase
What is this a picture of
Metaphase
Is this anaphase or metaphase
False it is anaphase
True of false is this telophse
No it is showing telophase
Is this picture showing interphase
cell cycle
the period of time from the beginning of one cell division of the next
Interphase
the stage of the cell cycle that occurs between cell divisions
Mitosis
the process of cell division where the nucleus divides into two nuclei
Cytokinesis
the process where the cytoplasm and its organelles divide into two daughter cells
Reproduction
the formation of new organisms of the same species
asexual reproduction
a type of reproduction that requires only one parent
sexual reproduction
a type of reproduction that involves special cells called sex cells
sex cells
special cells that contain half the number of chromosomes as body cells
Meiosis
cell division that produces sex cells with half the number of chromosomes
Diploid
Full set of chromosomes
Haploid
half set of chromosomes
Fertiliazation
the union of egg and sperm
Zygote
fertilized egg
Embryo
an organism in its earliest stage of development
Cell differentiation
the process of cell specialization