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Chapter 6 -- Blackwell
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also called body cells, make up most of your body tissues and organs
sex cells-- ova, or eggs, in the female, and spermatozoa, or sperm cells, in the male
two chromosomes - one inherited from the mother, one from the father -- that have the same length and general appearance
chromosomes that contain genes for characteristics not directly related to the sex of an organism
chromosomes that directly control the development of sexual characteristics
fusion of two gametes the results in offspring that are a genetic mixture of both parents
the actual fusion of an egg and a sperm cell
have two copies of each chromosomes -- one copy for the mother and one from the father
have only one copy of each chromosome
form a nuclear division that divides a diploid cell into haploid cells
Somatic Cells and Germ Cells
What are the two major groups of cell types in the human body?
the ovaries and testes
Where are gametes located?
How many chromosomes are in a typical human body cell?
Of the 46 chromosomes in human body cells half come from the ______ and half come from the _____.
X and Y
Sex chromosomes include ___ and ___.
22 homologous pairs
Homologous chromosomes consist of?
What is the sex of a person with two X chromosomes?
Which chromosome carries the fewest number of genes?
They fuse together.
What happens to the nuclei of the egg and sperm during fertilization?
What type of cells are haploid?
What is the haploid chromosome number in humans?
22 autosomes and 1 sex chromosome
How many autosomes are present in each human gamete? How many sex chromosomes?
Mitosis makes diploid cells and Meiosis makes ____.
makes genetically identical cells
Meiosis makes genetically unique cells and mitosis makes ___.
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