Identify the Phases of Meiosis

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Name of Phase Description
Homologous chromosomes pair up and form tetrad
2. Spindle fibers move homologous chromosomes to opposite sides
3. Nuclear membrane reforms, 4 daughter cells formed
4. Chromosomes line up along equator, not in homologous pairs
Crossing-over occurs
6. Chromatids separate
7. Homologs line up along equator
8. Cytoplasm divides, 2 daughter cells are formed



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