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Flashcards - Sexual & Asexual Reproduction

Flashcards - Sexual & Asexual Reproduction
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ovary
The ovary is an ovum-producing reproductive organ, often found in pairs in the female as part of the vertebrate female reproductive system
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sperm
Sperm is the male reproductive cell and is derived from the Greek word sperma
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flagellum
A flagellum is a lash-like appendage that protrudes from the cell body of certain prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells
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homologous recombination
Homologous recombination is a type of genetic recombination in which nucleotide sequences are exchanged between two similar or identical molecules of DNA
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homologous recombination
Homologous recombination is a type of genetic recombination in which nucleotide sequences are exchanged between two similar or identical molecules of DNA
flagellum
A flagellum is a lash-like appendage that protrudes from the cell body of certain prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells
sperm
Sperm is the male reproductive cell and is derived from the Greek word sperma
ovary
The ovary is an ovum-producing reproductive organ, often found in pairs in the female as part of the vertebrate female reproductive system
pollen grains
Pollen is a fine to coarse powdery substance comprising pollen grains which are male microgametophytes of seed plants, which produce male gametes
budding
Budding is a form of asexual reproduction in which a new organism develops from an outgrowth or bud due to cell division at one particular site
fission
In nuclear physics and nuclear chemistry, nuclear fission is either a nuclear reaction or a radioactive decay process in which the nucleus of an atom splits into smaller parts
fragmentation
Fragmentation or clonal fragmentation in multicellular or colonial organisms is a form of asexual reproduction or cloning in which an organism is split into fragments
reproduce
Reproduction is the biological process by which new individual organisms - "offspring" - are produced from their "parents"

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