HyperDic: meiosis

Español > 2 sentidos de la palabra meiosis:
NOMBREprocessmeiosis(genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms
communicationmeiosis, atenuación, litote, lítoteunderstatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary)
Español > meiosis: 2 sentidos > nombre 1, process
Sentido(genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants).
CategoríagenéticaThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
PartesanafaseThe stage / stage of meiosis or mitosis when chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle
citocinesisorganic process consisting of the division of the cytoplasm of a cell following karyokinesis bringing about the separation into two daughter cells
Generaldivisión celularThe process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells
Inglésmeiosis, miosis, reduction division
Catalánmeiosi, miosi
Adjetivomeiótico, meyóticoOf or relating to meiosis
Español > meiosis: 2 sentidos > nombre 2, communication
Sentidounderstatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary).
Sinónimosatenuación, litote, lítote
Generalatenuación, eufemismo, lítoteA statement that is restrained in ironic contrast to what might have been said
figura retóricaA use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)
Ingléslitotes, meiosis
Catalánlítote

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