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Male gametes, or sperm, are small and motile while female gametes, or eggs, are larger and stationary. Males produce many more gametes in a lifetime than do females. More »

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The steps of meiosis are the same for both males and females, but the end result is different because the female produces an egg, while the male produces sperm. The process is also named differently in the sexes. The sta... More »

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Pollination is the process whereby pollen grains move from the anther to the stigma on a flower?s style, while fertilization is the fusion of the male gametes and female egg cells to form a new plant seed. Pollination pr... More »

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A zygote is formed when a male sperm cell and a female egg cell combine. This occurs during the end of the cell division process called meiosis. More »

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The steps of meiosis are the same for both males and females, but the end result is different because the female produces an egg, while the male produces sperm. The process is also named differently in the sexes. The sta... More »

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Clams reproduce by releasing gametes, or eggs and sperm, into the water. Male and female clams have no direct contact. The clams are prompted to reproduce by changes in the water's temperature and pH. In the quahog clam,... More »

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The main purpose of mitosis is to promote growth and facilitate cell repair while the primary role of meiosis is to produce gametes, which include sperm and eggs. Mitosis and meiosis are both involved in the process of r... More »

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