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Lesson 3: Organism Reproduction (Genetics & Molecular Machines)
Vocabulary for Smithsonian STC-MS Genes & Molecular Machines Unit
Terms in this set (18)
The part of the stamen that contains pollen.
A type of reproduction requiring only one parent and that results in offspring identical to the parent.
A type of asexual reproduction that prokaryotes and other single-celled organisms often undergo. In this process, the organism duplicates its genetic material and then divides evenly into two organisms.
A type of asexual reproduction in which an outgrowth develops at a particular location on the organism, creating a new organism.
The transfer of pollen from the anthers of one plant to the stigma of another plant of the same species.
The female gamete or reproductive cell.
The stage of an organism that follows fertilization and continues until birth or germination.
The pre-adult form of many organisms, such as butterflies and moths.
A new organism that results from asexual or sexual reproduction.
The female reproductive organ of flowering plants.
The male reproductive cell of flowering plants.
The process of creating new organisms of the same species.
A type of reproduction that requires two parents and results in an offspring with traits from both parents.
A group of interbreeding organisms that share similar characteristics.
The male gamete or reproductive cell.
The male reproductive organ of flowering plants.
The top of the pistil where pollen grains are deposited.
A form of asexual reproduction where a new plant grows from a part of the parent plant.
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