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8.15: Introduction to Meiosis

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    What you’ll learn to do: Identify the stages of meiosis by picture and by description of major milestones; explain why meiosis involves two rounds of nuclear division

    What is the difference between mitosis and meiosis? We know that mitosis produces the somatic cells of the body like skin and muscle cells, and meiosis produces sex cells like eggs and sperm — let’s learn just how similar and different these processes are.

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    • Authored by: Shelli Carter and Lumen Learning. Provided by: Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution

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