Name__________________________ Meiosis vocabulary meiosis homologous pair Somatic cells gamete egg sperm haploid diploid sex cells Crossing over fertilization zygote Definition Into to Meiosis: Vocabulary Fill in the Blank: Answer the following question using the following vocabulary words. somatic cells fertilization meiosis Diploid zygote crossing over haploid gamete egg sperm homologous 1) A cell with two of each kind of chromosome is called a(n) cell. 2) A cell with one of each kind of chromosome is a(n) cell. 3) ___________________ are sperm or egg cells. 4) _______________________chromosomes have genes for the same traits in the same order on both chromosomes. 5) Type of cell division that results in creation of gametes 6) A ____. is the cell created when a sperm enters an egg. 7) When non-sister chromatids exchange genes, it is called 8) All cells, other than sperm or egg cells are called 9) The process of joining a sperm cell with an egg cell is called . . . 10) The female reproductive cell is an __________________ and the male is the ____________________.