Reproduction Vocab:


Definition: new organism develops from an outgrowth or bud due to cell division at one particular site.

Example 1: potatoes

Example 2: hydra


Definition: asexual reproduction between a cell

Example 1: skin cells

Example 2: hair cells


definition: cells reproduce sexually, resulting in more than one cell

example 1: sperm cell

example 2: egg cell

Internal Fertilization:

definition: takes place inside the female after insemination through copulation. In sexual reproduction, there must be some way of getting the sperm to the egg.

example 1: lizards

example 2: bears

External Fertilization:

definition: sperm cell unites with an egg cell in the open, rather than inside specialized organs within the bodies of the parents.

Example 1: fish

Example 2: frogs