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mitosis

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From [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:Template:lang:de derivations]] Mitosis from Ancient Greek μίτος (mitos), thread) + -osis, probably in reference to the thread-like chromatin seen during mitosis.

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mitosis

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mitoses

mitosis (mitoses)
  1. (cytology) The division of a cell nucleus in which the genome is copied and separated into two identical halves. It is normally followed by cell division.

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