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making of new offspring

reproduction

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behaviors/processes used to help organisms reproduce

reproductive strategies

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combining of genetic material through the union of reproductive cells

sexual reproduction

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another name for reproductive cells (sex cells)

gametes

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female reproductive cell

ovum (singular) ova (plural)

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male reproductive cell

sperm

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fusion of a sperm and ovum

zygote (a zygote has the potential to develop into a new organism)

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offspring produced from a single parent

clones

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reproduction where the offspring are genetically identical to the parent

asexual reproduction (asexual reproduction results in clones)

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cell division resulting in two identical cells

mitosis

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involves specific characteristics that one sex prefers in the other

sexual selection (examples include colors, scents, physical competitions, sounds, etc)

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reproduction

making of new offspring

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reproductive strategies

behaviors/processes used to help organisms reproduce

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sexual reproduction

combining of genetic material through the union of reproductive cells

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gametes

another name for reproductive cells (sex cells)

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ovum (singular) ova (plural)

female reproductive cell

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sperm

male reproductive cell

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zygote (a zygote has the potential to develop into a new organism)

fusion of a sperm and ovum

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clones

offspring produced from a single parent

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asexual reproduction (asexual reproduction results in clones)

reproduction where the offspring are genetically identical to the parent

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mitosis

cell division resulting in two identical cells

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sexual selection (examples include colors, scents, physical competitions, sounds, etc)

involves specific characteristics that one sex prefers in the other