Flashcards in Chapter 12 -1 Deck (13)
How do offspring quire genes?
1 maternal set (23) from egg
1 paternal set (23) from sperm
What are the two key processes of the sexual life cycle?
Meiosis & Fertilization
What reduces the chromosome number?
What reinstates the chromosome number?
What is the production of gametes (n)?
What is the fusion of gametes?
Where is a diploid zygote produced?
What is Meiosis?
the production of 4 genetically different haploid cells
What process reduces the chromosome number to half?
What are homologues?
Matched pairs of paternal and maternal chromosomes
What is a visualization of homologues?
What is a homologous pair?
Carries similar genes for the same trait