cell division


cell division
The separation of one cell into two daughter cells, involving both nuclear division (mitosis) and subsequent cytoplasmic division (cytokinesis).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Cell division — Division Di*vi sion, n. [F. division, L. divisio, from dividere. See {Divide}.] 1. The act or process of diving anything into parts, or the state of being so divided; separation. [1913 Webster] I was overlooked in the division of the spoil.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cell division — n the process by which cells multiply involving both nuclear and cytoplasmic division compare MEIOSIS, MITOSIS * * * reproduction of cells by division first of the chromosomes (karyokinesis) and then of the cytoplasm (cytokinesis). Cell division… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cell Division — Allgemeine Informationen Genre(s) Alternative Rock, Gothic Rock Gründung 1995 Website …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cell division — cell division. См. клеточное деление. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Cell division — is the process by which a parent cell divides into two or more daughter cells. Cell division is usually a small segment of a larger cell cycle. This type of cell division in eukaryotes is known as mitosis, and leaves the daughter cell capable of… …   Wikipedia

  • cell division — reproduction of cells by division first of the chromosomes (karyokinesis) and then of the cytoplasm (cytokinesis). Cell division to produce more body (somatic) cells is by mitosis; cell division during the formation of gametes is by meiosis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cell division — ląstelės dalijimasis statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Vyksmas, kurio metu iš vienos ląstelės susidaro dvi. atitikmenys: angl. cell division; cell fission rus. деление клетки …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • cell division — cell′ divi sion n. cbl the division of a cell or cells in reproduction or growth • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • cell division — Formation of two or more daughter cells from a single parent cell. The nucleus divides first, followed by the formation of a cell membrane between the daughter nuclei. Division of somatic cells is termed mitosis; egg and sperm precursors are… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • cell division — noun the process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells • Syn: ↑cellular division • Hypernyms: ↑organic process, ↑biological process • Hyponyms: ↑amitosis, ↑cleavage, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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