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Result of Meiosis: New Combinations of Genes
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Result of Meiosis: New Combinations of Genes


This lesson will discuss how the process of meiosis produce individuals with varied combinations and variations of parental genes.

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Terms to Know
Crossing Over

A process in which homologous chromosomes will exchange genetic material with one another; results in genetic variability.


Occurs in meiosis II when homologous chromosomes are separated resulting in gametes with a haploid number of chromosomes.


A type of cell division that takes place in germ cells to produce haploid gametes.