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Cellular Division Practice Sheet

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Name:_____________________________________________________ Date:_________________________________ Period:_________
CELLULAR DIVISION
Instructions: Place the correct word to complete the sentence. Use the word bank below.
MITOSIS
The cellular division happens when ___________________ _____________________ are created from the
the division of a parent cell. The new cells are called diploid and in humans, these cells have a
chromosome number of _________.
CHROMOSOMES
A structure that carries the coiled genetic information or ____________ of an organism. The
chromosome generally has a shape of an “X”. The center of a chromosome is called a
_________________________. It holds two _________________ ______________________ together. In humans, one of the
sister chromatids comes from the ___________________ and the other comes from the ____________________. The
tip or ends of the chromatids is called the ____________________________.
MEIOSIS
This particular cellular division involves ________________ ____________________. There are two stages of
this cellular division which are ________________ and ______________. The sex cells in human beings are also
called __________________. The sex cells in humans are __________________ for men and _________________ or
_______________for women. During meiosis in humans, one parent cell divides and the result is _____________
daughter cells all having chromosome number of ________, which is ½ the number of chromosomes for
human beings.
WORD BANK
Sex Cells
Telomere
46
Sperm
PMATII
Father
DNA
PMAT I
4
Mother
Somatic
Cells
Centromere
23
Gametes
Sister
chromatids
Egg or
Ovum
CHROMOSOME LABELING
BONUS REVIEW ABOUT CELLS***
1). The brains of the cell, which controls the cells function and activity and which also carries the genetic
information?___________________________
2). The jelly-like substance inside the cell?_______________________
3). This organelle transports proteins?______________________
4). This organelle packages proteins?_______________________
5). This organelle makes proteins?__________________________
6). These organelles are not in animal cells but are in plant cells?_________________________ and
_____________________.
7). This organelle holds water in the cell and other nutrients? ___________________________
8). This organelle is the site for photosynthesis?___________________________
9). This organelle is the site for cellular respiration and provides energy for the cell?________________________
10). This is the outer most surface of an animal cell and allows somethings to come in and somethings to
stay out of the cell?___________________ _____________________
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