Mammoth Memory

Haploid – one set of chromosomes

Haploid cells have half the usual number of chromosomes (one set of 23 chromosomes.)

Human sperm and egg cells contain one set of 23 chromosomes through meiosis

Examples

Human gametes (sex cells) are haploid cells. They occur as a result of meiosis (definition of gamete)

Image of a human egg before fertilisation

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