Create an account
Vehicles that transmit genes from one generation to the next through fertilization. Sperm and eggs. Carrier of one set of chromosomes to make a somatic cell
Different versions of genes. Any of the alternative versions of a gene that may produce distinguishable phenotypic effects.
Chromosomes in each pair are the same length and carry genes controlling the same inherited characters.
Any cell other than a gamete. Has 23 pairs of chromosomes. Each chromosome consists of a single long DNA molecule elaborately coiled in association with various proteins.
2 pair of 23 chromosomes in its final form. One set of chromosomes(23 chromosomes) is inherited from each parent.
Two parents produce offspring that have unique combinations of genes inherited from the two parents.
X or Y chromosomes that determine your sex. Females have a pair of X chromosomes(XX) and Males have one X and one Y chromosomes(XY)
2 sets of cell divisions, meiosis 1 and meiosis 2. The 2 cell divisions result in 4 daughter cells, rather than the 2 daughter cells in mitosis. Each daughter cell has only half as many chromosomes as the parent cell.
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together