Cell Division (C9) A.Ryder

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Mitosis and Meitosis

meiosis

(genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms

mitosis

cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes

chromosomes

threadlike structures made of DNA molecules that contain the genes

homologous chromosomes

Chromosomes with matching information

chromatin

the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins

chromatids

two identical chromosomes that split and contain the same genetic material

sister chromatids

identical copies of a chromosome; full sets of these are created during the S(DNA replication) subphase of interphase

centromere

a specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape

centrioles

two tiny structures located in the cytoplasm near the nuclear envelope

centrosomes

clouds of cytoplasmic material that in animal cells contain centrioles

genes

the biochemical units of heredity that make up the chromosomes; a segment of DNA capable of synthesizing a protein

diploid

(genetics) an organism or cell having two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number

haploid

(genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes

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