What is another word for mitosis?

17 synonyms found


[ ma͡ɪtˈə͡ʊsɪs], [ ma‍ɪtˈə‍ʊsɪs], [ m_aɪ_t_ˈəʊ_s_ɪ_s]

Mitosis is a fundamental process that takes place in cells, where the nucleus divides into two identical daughter nuclei. There are many synonyms for mitosis, which can provide insight into the intricacies of this process. Some common synonyms include cell division, cell replication, and nuclear division. Other terms that may be used to describe mitosis include karyokinesis, synapsis, cytokinesis, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase, and meiosis. Each of these terms refers to a specific aspect of the mitosis process and highlights the complexity of this fundamental cellular process. Understanding these synonyms can enhance our understanding of the way that cells divide and replicate.

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    cell division, cell replication, nuclear division.

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Usage examples for Mitosis

The mitosis was definitely decreasing the last time I checked you.
"The Star Lord"
Boyd Ellanby
15 Vol. 18. 1. mitosis in Giardia microti, by William C. Boeck.
"The Subspecies of the Mountain Chickadee Vol. 17, No. 17, pp. 505-515"
Joseph Grinnell
What was your shrinking of the flesh; What fear of being soiled, misunderstood, What wrath for loneliness which constant hope Saw turned to fine companionship; What in your marriage, what in seeing me, The fruit of marriage, recreated traits Of face or spirit which you loathed; What in your father and your mother, And in the chromosomes from which you grew, By what mitosis could result at last In you, in issues of such moment, In our dissevered beings, In what the world will take from me In children, in events?
"Toward the Gulf"
Edgar Lee Masters

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