How many chromosomes are in a sperm cell compared to a skin cell?

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How many chromosomes are in a sperm cell compared to a skin cell?

Gametes:

Gametes are sex cells. Sex cells, such as sperm and eggs, are important because they allow for sexual reproduction. During sexual reproduction sperm and egg cells fuse and create a new cell called a zygote that will divide and develop into a new organism.

Answer and Explanation:

There are half as many chromosomes in a sperm cell compared to a skin cell. Sperm cells, and other gametes are haploid. This means they only have...

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Gametes: Definition, Formation & Fusion

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