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early stage of a developing organism embryo
a cell that can differentiate into many different cell types pluripotent
developing human baby from week nine to birth fetus
environmental factor that causes gene mutations mutagen
structure in an ovary where an egg develops follicle
refers to a cell that can differentiate into all different cell types totipotent
a hollow fluid-filled structure blastocyst
pre-birth developement in humans antenatal
a primary germ layer ectoderm
union of egg and sperm to form a zygote fertilisation
ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm germ layers
a process where malignant tumours spread throughout the body metastasis
refers to a cell that can differentiate into a number of closely related cells multipotent
gene that signals cells to continue dividing oncogene
release of an egg from the ovary ovulation
potential source of embryonic cells parthenote
fertilised egg that results from the fusion of haploid gametes zygote
membrane bound organelle containing the genetic material DNA nucleus
unspecialised undifferentiated
to become more specialised differentiate
cells of the outer layer of the blastocyst trophoblast
female gamete egg
male gamete sperm
the middle layer of cells or tissues of an embryo mesoderm
a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body cancer
an undifferentiated cell of a multicellular organism stem cell
replicate a fragment of DNA clone
cell division that results in two daughter cells mitosis
cell division that results in four daughter cells meiosis
a defect involving chromosome 21 down syndrome
thread-like structure composed of DNA and protein chromosome
cover flat surfaces epithelial tissues
a tumour of melanin-forming cells melanoma

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Conception and pregnancy Word Search

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umbilical cord
amniotic fluid
amniotic sac
mesoderm
endoderm
ectoderm
womb
inheritance
development
reproduction
pregnancy
conception
ovary
vagina
uterus
baby
girl
boy
zygote
chromosomes
fallopian tube
sperm
egg
cell
blastocyst
placenta
foetus
embryo
genes
fertilisation
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Pregnancy Vocab Crossword

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A flat, circular organ in the uterus of a pregnant person that nourishes and maintains the fetus. PLACENTA
The outer membrane enclosing the Embryo. CHORIONIC
A solid ball of cells resulting from the division of a fertilized ovum. MORULA
An unborn human baby more than 8 weeks after Conception. FETUS
The process of carrying a baby or being carried in the womb. GESTATION
The union of a human egg and sperm occurring the the Fallopian tube. FERTILIZATION
Possesses an inner cell mass which forms the Embryo. BLASTOCYST
Before birth: during or relating to pregnancy. PRENATAL
A flexible cord-like structure connecting the fetus to the placenta. UMBILICAL
Cell formed by the combination of DNA in each gamete; a fertilized ovum. ZYGOTE
Happens about 2 weeks after last menstrual period before pregnancy. CONCEPTION
The attachment of the Blastocyst or Fertilized egg to the wall of the uterus at the start of pregnancy IMPLANTATION
The type of fluid that surrounds a fetus. AMNIOTIC
An unborn or unhatched offspring in the process of development. EMBRYO

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Sexual reproduction in flowering plants (39) Crossword

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reproduction that involves only one parent - produces identical offspring. Asexual
reproduction that involves the union of two sex cells (gametes) > produces non-identical offspring Sexual
Haploid (contain half the number of chromosomes) cells capable of fusion. Gametes
Consists of the male [reproductive] parts of the flower. Stamen
Consists of the female [reproductive] parts of the flower. Carpel
the stalk part of the stamen. Filament
the part of the stamen that produces pollen. Anther
Where the pollen lands Stigma
The neck part of the carpel through which the pollen tube grows. Style
Becomes the fruit after fertilisation Ovary
Becomes the seed after fertilisation Ovule
Form of nuclear division resulting in four haploid daughter cells. Meiosis
Form of nuclear cell division resulting in two diploid daughter cells identical to parent. Mitosis
cell that has one set of chromosomes (1/2 the total #) Haploid
cell that has 2 sets of chromosomes (full amount) Diploid
The transfer of pollen from the anther to a stigma of a flower from the same species. Pollination
the transfer of pollen from the anther to a stigma on the same plant. Self-pollination
the transfer of pollen from an anther to the stigma on a different plant (of the same species) Cross-pollination
The union of the male and female gametes to form a diploid zygote. Fertilisation
The part of the plant embryo that develops into a root radicle
The part of the plant embryo that develops into the shoot Plumule
A seed leaf Cotyledon
seed that has no endosperm when fully formed non-endospermic
seed that contains some endosperm when fully formed Endospermic seed
transform from integuments to form the seed coat testa
Fertilised egg [that eventually becomes the embryo] Zygote
The scattering/transfer of seeds or fruit away from the parent plant Dispersal
Resting period when seeds have low metabolic rate and no growth occurs [even though conditions for growth may be present] Dormancy
Start of (re)growth of the embryo in a seed [after dormancy period _ if conditions are suitable] Germination

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Prenatal Development, Pregnancy, and Birth Crossword

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The pear shaped muscular organ in a woman's abdomen that houses the developing baby Uterus
the neck, or narrow lower portion, of the uterus cervix
slim, pipelike structure that connects an ovary to the uterus fallopian tube
almond shaped organs that contain a woman's eggs ovaries
egg cell containing the genetic material contributed by the mother ovum
the union of sperm and egg fertilization
the expulsion of the ovum ovulation
first 14 days of prenatal development, from fertilization to full implantation germinal stage
a fertilized ovum zygote
hollow sphere of cells formed during the germinal stage in preparation for implantation blastocyst
process in which a blastocyst becomes embedded in the uterine wall implantation
structure projecting from the wall of the uterus during pregnancy through which the develpoing baby absorbs nutrients placenta
structure that attaches the placenta to the fetus, through which nutrients are passed and fetal wastes are removed umbilical cord
bag-shaped, fluid-filled membrane that contains and insulates the fetus amniotic sac
the period of pregnancy gestation
one of the 3 month long segments into which pregnancy is divided trimester
the inability to conceive after a year of unprotected sex infertility
any infertility treatment in which the egg is fertilized outside the womb. abbr. ART
a special hospital unit that treats at-risk newborns, such as lbw and vlbw nicu

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Reproductive System Crossword

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The female reproductive organ. Vagina
The male reproductive organ Penis
The long tube that runs between a mother and her unborn baby. Umbilical cord
The narrow passage forming the lower end of the uterus Cervix
Responsible for typical female sexual characteristics. Estrogen
A duct that urine is discharged through. Urethra
Joining one sperm cell and one egg cell. Fertilization
Developing human organism until eight weeks of pregnancy. Embryo
The process by which blood and tissue from the lining of the uterus break apart and leave the body. Menstruation
Organs of the female reproductive system that produce hormones and eggs. Ovaries
Time at which a person become sexually mature. Puberty
Structure through which materials are exchanged between the mother and the developing embryo. Placenta
Male reproductive cell. Sperm
Term used to describe an embryo eight weeks after fertilization. Fetus
Hormone produced in the testes. Testosterone
Organ of the male reproductive system that produces hormones and sperm. Testes
Type of cell division that produces gametes. Meiosis
Release of a mature egg from the ovary. Ovulation
Organ in which embryo develops. Uterus
Outer layer of skin. Epidermis

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Mitosis and meiosis Crossword

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number of chromosomes in eggs or sperm cells. Haploid
Here haploid number is doubled this condition is also known as 2n. Diploid
type of cell division that produces four daughter cells with half the number of chromosomes of the parent cell Meiosis
a kind of asexual reproduction. Binary fission
fusion of chromosome pairs at the start of meiosis Synapsis
is the process where homologous chromosomes pair up with each other Crossing over
type of cell division that results in two daughter cells Mitosis
a mature haploid male or female germ cell that is able to unite with another of the opposite sex in sexual reproduction to form a zygote. Gametes
a diploid cell resulting from the fusion of two haploid gametes Zygote
occurs when the nucleus of both a sperm and an egg fuse to form a diploid cell, known as zygote Fertilization
occurs within the embryo sac and leads to the formation of a single egg cell per ovule Oognosis
the production or development of mature spermatozoa spermatogensis
the cytoplasmic division of a cell at the end of mitosis or meiosis cytokinesis
the resting phase between successive mitotic divisions of a cell, or between the first and second divisions of meiosis. Interphase
is a DNA molecule with part or all of the genetic material of an organism Chromosome
pairing at meiosis and having the same structural features and pattern of genes. homologous
begins without any further replication of the chromosomes. In (blank) the nuclear envelope breaks down and the spindle apparatus form Prophase 2
The centrioles are at opposite poles of the cell. The pairs of homologous chromosomes Metaphase 1
A nuclear envelope forms around each set of chromosomes and cytokinesis occurs Telophase 2
the stage of meiotic or mitotic cell division in which the chromosomes move away from one another to opposite poles of the spindle. Anaphase

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All About Plants Crossword

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Completes its life cycle within a year Annual
Plants life cycle normally taking two seasons Biennial
A green pigment in plants absorbing light energy used to carry out photosynthesis Chlorophyll
An organelle found in plant and algae cells where photosynthesis occurs chloroplast
An angiosperm which has two seed leaves dicot
Young plant developing from the zygote embryo
Joining on a sperm cell and an egg cell fertilization
Part of stamen supporting an anther filament
Sprouting of the embryo from a seed that occurs where the embryo resumes growth germination
A plant producing seeds that ae not enclosed by a protective cover gymnosperm
An angiosperm with one seed leaf monocot
A structure containing egg cells ovary
A plant lasting for three seasons or more perennial
The vascular tissue through food moving in some plants phloem
Process where a plant captures energy in sunlight and is used to make food photosynthesis
A threadlike root that anchors nonvascular plants to the ground rhizoid
The male reproductive part of a flower which produces pollen stamen
Pollen grains land on this sticky part stigma
Small openings on surface layers of a leaf and is controlled when a gas enters and exits the leaf stomata
Cell organelle storing materials such as water, salt, protein, and carbohydrates vacuole
System of a tube like structure in plants where minerals an food move vacular tissue
Vascular tissue carrying water upward from the roots to every part of the plant xylem
A fertilized egg zygote

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Prenatal Development Crossword

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Ongoing cell division occurs to form this mass of cells morula
The stage at which the backbone, spinal column and nervous system are forming Embryonic
Every organ is present at the start of this stage Foetal
What is a fertilised egg before cell division Zygote
This stage ends when the egg embeds itself into the uterine lining Germinal
These form in the foetal stage, allowing the baby to cry vocal cords
Once in the uterus a fertilised egg is called this blastocyst
In the Embryonic stage, ________ begin to harden bones
In the foetal stage, a fine hair called __________ covers the foetus lanugo
Internal and External major __________ develop 2-8 weeks into prenatal devlopment organs
Contains thousands of underdeveloped follicles Ovaries
What is the name of the outer coating of the egg? zona pellucida

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plant reproduction Crossword

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protect a developing flower bud sepals
the bottom of the pistil: contains ovules ovary
knoblike structure that produces pollen anther
places where the eggs are produced ovules
connects the ovary to the top of the pistil style
the male part of the flower stamen
the female part of the flower pistil
sticky tip of the pistil stigma
the part of the plant that contains the seeds fruit
the process of a male and a female cell uniting to form a zygote fertilization
the outer covering of a seed that protects the embryo and stored food seed coat
to sprout germinate
structures that contain fungus spores fruiting bodies

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Plant Structure and Function Crossword

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Protects the flower bud before it opens. Sepal
The male part of a flower that makes pollen Anther
A long tube growing from a pollen grain through the style to the ovule Pollen Tube
The male gametes of a flower. Pollen
Fertilised ovum before it starts to divide into more cells. Zygote
Receptacle within an ovary that contains egg cells. Ovule
Transfer of pollen from the stamen (the male part) of a flower to the stigma (the female part) of a flower. Pollination
The female part of a flower, at the top of the carpel, that catches the pollen during pollination. Stigma
The hollow, lower end of the carpel containing the ovules. Ovary
The coloured part of a flower that attract insects. Petal
The reproductive part of angiosperms (plants). Flowers

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