What is meiosis?

Updated: Jan 3


Meiosis is a special type of cell division that produces egg and sperm cells and is responsible for the diversity we see within sexually-reproducing species. Watch this short video to learn how it works!

This video is part of the Bio-Dictionary for "The Explorer's Guide to Biology" (XBio for short), which is a bold re-imagining of the biology textbook for the 21st century. Visit explorebiology.org for free content that focuses on stories of scientific discovery.

#genetics #DNA #cell #division

#meiosis #celldivision #genetics #genes