2.20: Asexual vs. Sexual Reproduction Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 Estimated2 minsto complete % Progress Practice Asexual vs. Sexual Reproduction MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated2 minsto complete % Estimated2 minsto complete % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English TermDefinition asexual reproduction Process of forming a new individual from a single cell or individual. binary fission Reproduction through growth and division of the cell, as in bacteria. cross-pollination Process during which sperm from the pollen of one flower fertilizes the egg of another flower. dioecious Species having distinct male and female organisms. external fertilization Process during which egg and sperm meet after being released into water. fertilization Union of a sperm and egg. fragmentation Reproductive process in which a new organism forms from a fragment of a parent organism. gamete Sex cell, such as sperm or egg. gonad Organ that produces eggs or sperm. internal fertilization Process during which egg and sperm meet inside the female, usually after the male's penis deposits sperm into the vagina of the female. meiosis Process of cell division during which the chromosome number is halved in order to produce gametes. ovaries Female gonads that produce egg. parthenogenesis Growth of an unfertilized egg cell into a new organism. reproduction Process of forming a new individual. self-pollination Process during which sperm from the pollen of one flower fertilizes the egg of the same flower. sexual reproduction Process of forming a new individual from two parents. testes Male gonads that produce sperm. zygote Cell that forms when a sperm and egg unite; the first cell of a new organism. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Covers differences between asexual and sexual reproduction. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Asexual vs. Sexual Reproduction Asexual vs. Sexual Reproduction Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jessica Harwood Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Contributors: Doris Kraus, Ph.D. Niamh Gray-Wilson Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Sarah Johnson Jane Willan Corliss Karasov Editors: Douglas Wilkin, Ph.D. Tags: asexual reproduction SCI.BIO.245.L.2 SCI.LSC.245.L.1 (1 more) sexual reproduction Subjects: science Life Science Concept Nodes: SCI.LSC.245 (Asexual vs. Sexual Reproduction) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 Last Modified: Aug 30, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.