HyperDic: cell_division

English > 1 sense of the expression cell division:
NOUNprocesscell division, cellular divisionthe process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells
English > cell division: 1 sense > noun 1, process
MeaningThe process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells.
Synonymcellular division
NarroweramitosisThe direct method of cell division characterized by simple division of the nucleus without formation of chromosomes
cleavage, segmentation(embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum
meiosis, miosis, reduction division(genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms
mitosiscell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
Broaderorganic process, biological processA process occurring in living organisms
Spanishdivisión celular
Catalandivisió cel·lular

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