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Homogametic sex

Definition noun The sex of a species possessing similar sex chromosomes Supplement In humans, the homogametic sex is the... Read More

Homogametic

Definition adjective Having or producing gametes that possess one type of sex chromosome Supplement In humans, females are... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Chromosomes X and Y and Sex Determination

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. In humans, the normal chromosome complement is 46, consisting of 22 pairs of... Read More

Embryo

Definition noun, plural: embryos (zoology) A multicellular organism that primarily undergoes extensive and rapid growth and... Read More