Posted by Anonymous on Friday, August 29, 2008 at 6:14pm.
The period when cells divide to create new cells is called
- science - SraJMcGin, Friday, August 29, 2008 at 11:51pm
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Main Entry: mi∑to∑sis
Inflected Form(s): plural mi∑to∑ses /-"sEz/
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek mitos thread
1 : a process that takes place in the nucleus of a dividing cell, involves typically a series of steps consisting of prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase, and results in the formation of two new nuclei each having the same number of chromosomes as the parent nucleus; compare MEIOSIS
2 : cell division in which mitosis occurs
- mi∑tot∑ic /-'tš-tik/ adjective
- mi∑tot∑i∑cal∑ly /-ti-k(&-)lE/ adverb
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