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Fertilization

Fertilization

Author: Nathan Lampson
Description:

This lesson will explain the processes involved in fertilization of a female egg.

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Terms to Know
  • Fertilization

    The process by which the nuclei of a male sperm combines with the nuclei of a female egg.

  • Ovum

    A mature egg cell.

  • Sexual Intercourse

    The process in which semen is ejaculated from the male penis into the female vagina which can result in the fertilization of an egg cell.

  • Zygote

    The first cell of an individual formed when a sperm cell fertilizes an egg cell.