Meiosis is a type of cell division in which a single cell undergoes division twice to produce four haploid daughter cells. The cells produced are known as the sex cells or gametes (sperms and egg).
The diagram of meiosis is beneficial for class 10 and 12 and is frequently asked in the examinations. The diagram of meiosis along with the explanation of its different stages is given below in detail.
Here, the chromosomes begin to condense. Prophase I is divided into five different stages:
The homologous pairs of chromosomes are aligned on the equatorial plate.
The homologous chromosomes are pulled on the opposite poles. The sister chromatids remain attached to each other.
The nuclear membrane reforms and chromosomes decondense.
The cell divides into two haploid daughter cells.
Chromosomes condense and nuclear envelope breaks.
The non-homologous chromosomes line along the equatorial plate.
Sister chromatids move to opposite poles.
Chromosomes decondense and nuclear membrane reforms.
The cell divides into four haploid daughter cell.
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