BIOLOGY

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://www.visembryo.com/baby/2.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zygote
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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