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2: Reproduction

This biology set covers the processes of human reproduction including relevant hormones, male and female germ cell development, and reproductive anatomy
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Chromatin
Chromosomes in their uncoiled state. Chromatin itself is not visible as organized chromosomes under a light microscope.
Corona Radiata
Outer layer of cells surrounding the oocyte. These cells are derived from follicular cells.
Corpus Luteum
Tissue that forms from the collapsed ovarian follicle. Produces and secretes progesterone and estrogen.
Crossing Over
The exchange of genetic material between homologous chromosomes that occurs during prophase I of meiosis. Crossing over aids in evolution and genetic diversity by unlinking linked genes.
Disjunction
The separation of homologous chromosomes during anaphase I of meiosis.
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