Difference between revisions of "mitosis"

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|lexical category=noun; plural <b>mitoses</b>
 
|lexical category=noun; plural <b>mitoses</b>
 
|etymology=Greek <i>mitos</i>, thread
 
|etymology=Greek <i>mitos</i>, thread
|definition=The division and separation of chromosomes during cell division, involving the longitudinal splitting of each chromosome resulting in two equal sets of daughter chromosomes.
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|definition=The division and separation of chromosomes during [[cell division]], involving the [[longitudinal]] splitting of each [[chromosome]] resulting in two equal sets of [[daughter]] chromosomes.
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Latest revision as of 23:41, 13 September 2013

mitosis (noun; plural mitoses; Greek mitos, thread): The division and separation of chromosomes during cell division, involving the longitudinal splitting of each chromosome resulting in two equal sets of daughter chromosomes.