Glossary of Terms
cells involved in sexual reproduction. Examples are the egg and sperm.
single organism uses its own DNA to create an identical offspring
two organisms, a female and a male, combine their hereditry information (DNA) to produce a genetically unique organism
Deoxyribonucleic acid. DNA stores the hereditry information of an organism.
All body cells except for egg and sperm
Consisting of one cell
Consists of many cells
process by cell division by which two identical cells are produced
special type of cell division which produces gamete cells for sexual reproduction
seeds in a closed ovary
Part of the female reproductive system. Eggs develop here
Part of the male reproductive system. Sperm develops here.