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Search Results for: syngamy

Sexual reproduction

Sexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction involving the fusion of haploid female gamete (egg cell) and haploid male... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Syngamy

Definition noun The fusion of gametes resulting in the formation of a zygote, which develops into a new... Read More

Protist

Protist Definition What is a protist? All protists are eukaryotes, i.e. organisms with the nucleus. However, they are... Read More

Fecundation

Definition noun (biology) The act or process of fertilization by which a new organism is produced from the physical union of... Read More

Fertilization

Definition noun, plural: fertilizations (biology) (1) A process in sexual reproduction that involves the union of male... Read More

Pollinator

Pollinator A pollinator is the agent that moves pollen from the male anthers of a flower to the female stigma of a flower to... Read More

Amoeba

In protistology, amoeba specifically pertains to the genus Amoeba (true amoeba) of the family Amoebidae, class Tubulinea.... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Heredity

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Heredity Definition In biology, heredity refers to the passing of genetic... Read More