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    Meiosis is cell division that results in haploid cells or gametes. This type of cell division is essential for sexual reproduction. 

    To understand what is happening in the simple image on the right, please go to the What is Meiosis page, on the YourGenome website, and read about Meiosis. 

    You can also watch the Crash Course video, Meiosis: Where the Sex Starts