The Sperm and the Egg

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The Sperm and the Egg
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May 6th, 2012
Rhettman Mullis

The Sperm and the Egg
Hello, my name is Eve and today is going to be the most exciting day of my life. It has been a really long journey but I have finally made it to the infundibulum, this is the outer part of a women’s fallopian tube. My medical name is known as “Ova”, but to my friends I am known as Eve or Egg. I have recently been in contact with a germ cell named Adam. His medical name is known as “Sperm” and he lives inside of a human body of a male. Adam and I have been dreaming and planning this adventure for quite some time now. I am just praying that when we finally do meet that everything goes according to plan. You see, this day is so important because when
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This is where we will begin to create the human life we have always dreamed about. Adam’s 23 chromosomes from the father’s sperm cell combine with the 23 chromosomes from the mother’s ovum, furnishing the standard ensemble of 46 in the offspring. Among the 23 chromosomes borne by sperm cells is one sex chromosome—an X sex chromosome or a Y sex chromosome. Ova contain X
Sex chromosomes only. The union of an X sex chromosome and a Y sex chromosome
Leads to the development of male offspring. Two X sex chromosomes combine to yield female offspring (Rathus, S. A., Nevid, J.S., & Fichner-Rathus, L. 2011). Adam and I have great news to present, the trip when according to plan and together we have created a baby girl. It was a long journey and at time we were not quite sure if everything was going to work in our favor. Despite it all everything worked out and we have successfully completed this mission and our goals in life.

REFERENCES
Rathus, S. A., Nevid, J.S., & Fichner-Rathus, L. (2011). Human sexuality in a world of diversity (8th ed.) Boston,

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