FACTSMITOSISMEIOSIS Location where process occurs Number of cells produced Chromosome number of parent nucleus Chromosome number of new nucleus Type of cell produced Function in the organism MITOSIS VERSUS MEIOSIS
Sexual reproduction involves _______________ parents. Sexual reproduction includes two sex cells: Male sex cell: ________________ cell Female sex cell: ________________ cell Sex cells are ______________ which means they have HALF the chromosomes. The process where both sex cells join is called _______________ and produces a fertilized egg cell called a _____________. The zygote is ____________ meaning it has ALL the chromosomes. The offspring gets __________ of its traits from each parent.
Mitosis or Meiosis This type of cell division occurs in reproductive organs.