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cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
a reproductive process that involves only one parent and produces offspring that are identical to the parent
a type of reproduction in which two sex cells, usually an egg and a sperm, join to form a zygote, which will develop into a new organism with a unique identity.
New diploid cell formed when a sperm fertilizes an egg; will divide by mitosis and develop into a new organism.
reproductive process that produces four haploid sex cells from one diploid cell and ensures offspring will have the same number of chromosomes as the parent organisms.
Deoxyribonucleic acid. Double-stranded nucleic acid twisted into a helical shape; its base sequence encodes the primary hereditary information for all living organisms and many viruses.
ribonucleic acid; a type of nucleic acid that carries codes for making proteins from the nucleus to the ribosomes
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