Why males are called heterogametic?

Asked by rushabh123 | 10th Mar, 2019, 06:48: PM

Expert Answer:

The human males produces two types of sex chromosomes, X and Y. Hence, the gametes produced by them are also of two types- one bearing X chromosome and the other bearing the Y chromosome. Hence, human males are said to be heterogametic. 

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 10th Mar, 2019, 07:13: PM