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What happens if gametes are diploid?

If a gamete is diploid, instead of haploid, it carries an extra copy of the chromosomes. This means that when it fuses with another gamete (fertilization), the resulting organ (MORE)
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What is a diploid?

A cell that has two copies of each chromosome, one from an egg and one from a sperm.
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How is diploid represented?

a diploid cell is represented by 2n meaning that the cell has twice the number of chromosomes.
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Why do diploid cells undergo meiosis?

Meiosis is needed to produce healthy offspring with a diploid chromosome set. Therefore, the diploid set from the mother as well as that one of the father needs to be reduced (MORE)