Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 19 - Engage - Page 433: 3


The separation of homologous chromosomes in meiosis is a random process. Some siblings may by chance receive the similar members of a homologous pairs of chromosomes; on the other hand, some siblings receive opposite members of homologous pairs.

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Siblings who look alike receive similar homologous chromosomes, but siblings who look dissimilar receive different members of homologous pairs.
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