How do somatic cells get created from the gametes?

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How do somatic cells get created from the gametes?

Gametes:

Gametes are sex cells, like sperm and eggs. Gametes are used by sexually reproducing organisms to create offspring. One benefit of sexual reproduction is an increase in genetic diversity between the parents and offspring.

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Somatic cells are created from the gametes through the process of fertilization. During fertilization a sperm cell fuses with an egg cell. During...

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Gametes: Definition, Formation & Fusion

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