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Fertilization - Gametes, Ovulation And Ejaculation, Variations

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Fertilization is the fusion of a female's egg cell (oocyte) and a male's sperm cell (spermatozoa) to form the first cell of a new and unique being. While on the surface this sounds like a simple process, there are many factors that make this possible.

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