Difference Between Egg and Embryo

Egg v/s Embryo

An egg is a female gamete while an embryo is a fertilized egg in which a diploid set of chromosomes is present.

S.No.EggEmbryo
1.It is a female gameteIt is the product of the fertilized egg
2.It has a single number of chromosomes or it is haploid (n)It has a double number of chromosomes, i.e, it is diploid (2n)
3.It is the result of oogenesisIt is the result of fertilization
Difference Between Egg and Embryo

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