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What do we call the first few divisions of the zygote? What process must occur to allow these divisions?

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  1. I would assume that it is called mitosis. However, since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "zygote divisions" to get these possible sources:

    http://books.google.com/books?id=gtcfggF79wAC&pg=PA114&lpg=PA114&dq=zygote+divisions&source=web&ots=EuaM3Kefte&sig=auuRJneb8ZUK2VDTSPWz4eU3JCI&hl=en#PPA115,M1
    http://www.visembryo.com/baby/2.html
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zygote
    http://books.google.com/books?id=HhyBZfQsfGYC&pg=PA183&lpg=PA183&dq=zygote+divisions&source=web&ots=ARVnxL4eE2&sig=uShVHR-1dJKBIVHw3Ej8ZEmHBPo&hl=en#PPA185,M1
    http://mansfield.osu.edu/~sabedon/campbl21.htm

    In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search. Also see http://hanlib.sou.edu/searchtools/.

    I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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