Sexual reproduction

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In the first stage o sexual reproduction, "meiosis", the nummer o chromosomes is reduced frae a diploid nummer (2n) to a haploid nummer (n). During "fertilisation", haploid gametes come thegither tae form a diploid zygote an the oreeginal nummer o chromosomes is restored.

Sexual reproduction is a form o reproduction whaur twa morphologically distinct teeps o specialized reproductive cells cried gametes fuse thegither, involvin a female's lairge ovum (or egg) an a male's smawer sperm.