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1. Meiosis occurs during the production of gametes_______ within the sex organs. It is a type of division that reduces the chromosome number from the _____ number to the _______ number.

2.The _______pairs of chromosomes are called________. During meiosis the homologus chromosomes separate so that each new cell will receive_____ the total number of chromosomes but one of each kind. This helps to keep the chromosome number________ from one generation to the next.

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