mitosis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mitosis cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Mitosis (Biol) See Karyokinesis.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n mitosis Splitting of the chromatin of a nucleus, or subdivision of any minute granular bodies embedded in living protoplasm. The mitosis occurring in nuclear kinetics is commonly qualified as karyomitosis.
    • n mitosis A figure occurring during mitosis as a result of that process.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. a thread

Usage

In literature:

Each of these divides again by mitosis (the chromosomes splitting lengthwise), the half or haploid number remaining.
"Taboo and Genetics" by Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
Thus Mueller says that he generally must look through many thousands of white cells before meeting one mitosis.
"Histology of the Blood" by Paul Ehrlich
Mitosis begins in the nucleus (Plate I).
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
The only probable explanation, it seems to me, is imperfect mitosis.
"Studies in Spermatogenesis (Part 1 of 2)" by Nettie Maria Stevens
Figures 99 and 100 are equatorial plates of the first mitosis.
"Studies in Spermatogenesis" by Nettie Maria Stevens
The mitosis was definitely decreasing the last time I checked you.
"The Star Lord" by Boyd Ellanby
Nuclear multiplication is usually indirect, the mitosis being, as a rule, more elaborate in the earlier than in the later divisions.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 5" by Various
For the chromosomes of the heterotype mitosis arise by the looping round, not opening out, of the bivalent chromosomes.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
Mitosis: 32, 33; meaning of, 34, 37.
"Being Well-Born" by Michael F. Guyer
As noted, in fission the meganucleus divides by direct constriction; each micronucleus by a mode of mitosis.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 5" by Various
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In news:

In vertebrate mitosis, cohesion between sister chromatids is lost in two stages.
Tribbles Coordinates Mitosis and Morphogenesis in Drosophila by Regulating String/CDC25 Proteolysis.
Large tumour size, high mitosis count, non-gastric location, presence of rupture, and male sex were independent adverse prognostic factors.
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In science:

Prominent examples are cell motility, the contraction of muscles but also active transport of materials and of organelles, for example during cell division and mitosis.
Mechanical oscillations at the cellular scale
The case r = 0 corresponds to the renewal equation (κ(x, y) = 1 In this case, we 2 (δx=0 + δx=y )). cannot strictly speak of mitosis because the size of the daughters are 0 and x.
Eigenelements of a General Aggregation-Fragmentation Model
It gives another class of fragmentation kernels, namely in L1 (unlike the mitosis case).
Eigenelements of a General Aggregation-Fragmentation Model
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