zygote?

Asked by sanjana241 | 11th Jun, 2008, 07:29: PM

Expert Answer:

Zygote is a diploid cell formed as a result of fusion of two haploid nuclei during sexual reproduction.

In humans, it is the cell formed by the union of a male sex cell (a sperm ) and a female sex cell (an ovum ). The zygote develops into the embryo following the instruction encoded in its genetic material, the DNA

Answered by  | 12th Jun, 2008, 09:54: AM

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