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How do gametes differ chromosomally from somatic cells?

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How do gametes differ chromosomally from somatic cells?

Somatic Cells:

Somatic cells are body cells. They are diploid and are not involved in the reproductive process. Examples of somatic cells include neurons, hepatocytes, leukocytes and more.

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Gametes differ chromosomally from somatic cells because they are haploid, not diploid. Somatic cells are diploid, meaning they have two copies of...

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Gametes: Definition, Formation & Fusion

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