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What is a fertilized egg cell called?
A fertilized egg cell is called a (n) _____. A fertilized egg is called a zygote. It is formed when the sperm meets the egg. A zygote is single diploid cell that is formed when two haploid cells merge, in this case the haploid cells are the sperm cell and the egg or ovum.
What is the first stage of a fertilized egg called?
C. Zygote –when the egg is fertilized its first stage is a zygote. Later becomes an embryo.
What is the formation of multicellular organisms from a fertilized egg?
The formation of a multicellular organism from a fertilized egg is called development. Development is accomplished through the processes of: a) fission and cytokinesis. b) meiosis alone. c) mitosis and cytokinesis. d) mitosis alone. e) meiosis and cytokinesis. c The rate at which mitosis occurs varies dramatically for different types of cells.
How to tell if an egg is fertilized?
From candling to just cracking them open, there are a few different methods to checking if an egg is fertilized. A person can tell if an egg is fertilized by either candling the egg and looking for dark splotches/veins, or by cracking the egg open and seeing if it has a small white spot (germinal disc) on the yolk.