GCE O Level Biology: Definitions of Keywords from Reproduction in Plants and Humans

Asexual reproduction
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HaploidA nucleus, cell or organism with a single set of unpaired chromosomes (n)PubertyStage of human growth and development in which a person becomes physically matureMenopauseStage of a female's life in which eggs production and menstrual cycle stopsImplantationEmbedding of a fertilised egg into the wall of the uterus where it will continue its developmentAcquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)Sexually transmitted disease caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) which acts by destroying the immune systemMenstruationStage of menstrual cycle when uterine lining breaks down, causing blood and broken lining to flow out through the vagina as a bloody dischargeOvulationThe release of a mature ovum from the ovary