Bivalent - Pair of synapsed (joined) homologous chromosomes during prophase and metaphase of meiosis I., Haploid - Eukaryotic cell or organism having only one set of chromosomes. Denoted by n., Homologous pairs - Chromosomes that have the same genes at the same loci. Members of an homologous pair of chromosomes pair up during meiosis. , Chiasmata - The points where non-sister chromatids within a bivalent join, where they cross over., Centriole - An organelle from which the spindle fibres develop during cell division in animal cells., Meiosis - Type of nuclear division. A reduction division. The chromosome number is halved. It involves two divisions. It produces cells that are genetically different from each other and from the parent cell.,

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