What is another word for amitosis?
11 synonyms found
[ ˌamɪtˈə͡ʊsɪs], [ ˌamɪtˈəʊsɪs], [ ˌa_m_ɪ_t_ˈəʊ_s_ɪ_s]
Amitosis, defined as a type of cell division that does not involve the typical process of mitosis, can also be referred to as direct cell division or non-mitotic cell division. Other synonyms for amitosis include endomitosis, apomitosis, and fragmentation. Endomitosis refers to the process of DNA replication without cytokinesis or cell division, resulting in polyploid cells. On the other hand, apomitosis is a type of amitosis that occurs during the formation of gametes. Lastly, fragmentation refers to the splitting of a single cell into two or more fragments without undergoing the typical mitotic process. These synonyms help to broaden our understanding of the various processes that occur during cell division.
Related words: amitosis in cancer cells, amitosis disease, amitosis in plants, amitosis definition, amitosis in yeast
Is amitosis rare?