|part of the process of gamete formation, consisting of chromosome conjugation and two cell divisions, in the course of which the diploid chromosome number becomes reduced to the haploid.|
|same concentration as cell|
hypotonic hy·po·ton·ic (hī'pō-tŏn'ĭk)
Having less than normal tone or tension, as of muscles or arteries.
Having a lower osmotic pressure than a reference solution.