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2.37: Gametogenesis

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egg Female gamete.
gametogenesis Development of haploid cells into gametes, such as sperm and egg.
oocyte Cell formed during meiosis in the female prior to the formation of the ovum.
oogenesis The process of producing mature eggs.
oogonia Immature eggs that form in the ovaries before birth; have the diploid number of chromosomes.
ovum A mature female gamete.
sperm Male gamete.
spermatid Cell formed during meiosis in the male prior to the formation of the mature sperm cell.
spermatocyte Cell formed during meiosis in the male prior to the formation of the spermatid.
spermatogenesis The process that produces mature sperm cells.

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