Definition of cell division in English:

cell division

Line breaks: cell div|ision

noun

[mass noun] Biology
  • The division of a cell into two daughter cells with the same genetic material.
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    • My research has identified how the process of copying the genetic material is linked to cell division.
    • It is a specialized type of cell division whose genetic control has many components in common with mitosis.
    • The precise duplication of the genetic material is critical for successful cell division.

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