Describe the process of fertilization in human beings.  

Answer

 

Fusion of sperm with egg to form zygote is called fertilization,

During fertilization,the nuclei of the sperm and the nuclei of the egg fuse to form a single nucleus

 

In human beings,

Sperm cells are released by testes

 

During fertilization,the nuclei of the sperm and the nuclei of the egg fuse to form a single cell

Formation of a single egg is known as a fertilized egg or a Zygote

 

In human beings,

  • In males, Testes produce male gametes called Sperms
  • In females, Ovaries produce female gametes called Eggs (or Ova)
  • Nuclei of Sperms and Ova fuse(Combine) to form Zygote

 

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 9 Class 8 - Reproduction In Animals

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