-homologous chromosomes pair up
-nuclear membrane breaks down
-Crossing over of non-sister chomatids
-spindle apparatus forms
One too many chrosomes
EX) Down syndrome, Turners Syndrome, etc...
make sperm eggs (sex cells)
1. from diploid to haploid
46 => 23
The passing of inherited traits from parents to offspring.
Eye color, hair color
Egg or sperm sex cell that contains a single set of chromosomes, one from each homologous pair