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Sexual Reproduction & Meiosis

Sexual Reproduction & Meiosis

Jan 13, 2014 ... 49. why is meiosis important? maintaining diploid cells • Meiosis helps maintain diploid cells in offspring by making haploid sex cells. • When haploid sex cells join together during fertilization, they make a diploid zygote, or fertilized egg. • The zygote divides by mitosis and cell division and creates a diploid ... Show More

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