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# After fertilisation the resulting cell, which gives rise to a new individual is the

$\begin{array}{1 1} (a)\;embryo \\ (b)\;ovum \\ (c)\;foetus \\ (d)\;zygote \end{array}$

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After fertilisation the resulting cell, which gives rise to a new individual is the zygote.The fusion of these two cells is called fertilization and it produces a diploid cell with 46 chromosomes - twice the amount found in each gamete. The fertilized egg is now called a zygote.The cells from each parent that combine to form the zygote are called gametes