Chromosomes in a human cell?

In a human cell, there are 46 chromosomes, i know this means that each human cell contains two sets of chromosomes. Does this mean that each cell has two of every chromosome? because i know that homologous chromosome are made up of two different chromosomes.one from the father and one fromt he mother. can someone... show more In a human cell, there are 46 chromosomes, i know this means that each human cell contains two sets of chromosomes. Does this mean that each cell has two of every chromosome? because i know that homologous chromosome are made up of two different chromosomes.one from the father and one fromt he mother. can someone please explain this to me.
Update: So..why are te mother and father chromosomes identical?
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