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Reproduction and Development
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A reproductive process that involves only one parent and produces offspring that are identical to the parent.
A process in which a cell, cell product, or organism is copied from an original source.
the process of change that occurs during an organism's life to produce a more complex organism
process in which cells become specialized in structure and function
Female sex cell
the developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertilization through the second month
Female sex hormone
the way that an unseen gene is seen in an organism as an actual physical trait
Fusion of an egg and sperm cell
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception to birth
The process by which information encoded in DNA directs the synthesis of proteins - and by doing so control how genes are expressed.
Cell division that produces gametes
cell division that produces cells that are identical to the parent cell.
Female sex glands that produce the egg cells and hormones
organ that forms in the uterus and nourishes the fetus
A hormone produced by the ovaries which acts with estrogen to bring about the menstral cycle.
(genetics) a combining of genes or characters different from what they were in the parents
egg and sperm
A reproductive process that involves two parents that combine their genetic material to produce a new organism, which differs from both parents
A group of similar organisms that can breed and produce fertile offspring.
Male sex cell
female gamete (egg cell)
Male sex glands or gonads that produce the male sex cells - sperm
Male sex hormone
Female organ of reproduction used to house the developing fetus.
Where fertilization happens
An organism has 12 chromosomes in its body cells, how many chromosomes in the gametes it produces?
Females produce gametes in the ...
Males produce gametes in the...
A fertilized egg is a ...
The correct order for the development of baby...
zygote - embryo - fetus
another name for fallopian tube
Controls the production of sperm and eggs
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