process by which a cell divides into two new daughter cells
process of reproduction involving a single parent that results in offspring that are genetically identical to the parent
type of production in which cells from two parents unite to form the first of a new organism
threadlike structure within the nucleus that contains genetic information that is passed from one generation to the next
substance found in eukaryotic chromosomes that consists of DNA tightly coiled around histones
series of events in which a cell grows, prepares for division, and divides to form two daughter cells
period of the cell cycle between cell divisions
part of eukaryotic cell division during which the cell nucleus divides
division of the cytoplasm to form two separate daughter cells
first and longest phase of mitosis in which the genetic material inside the nucleus condenses and the chromosomes become visible
region of a chromosome where the two sister chromatids attach
one of two identical "sister" parts of a duplicated chromosome
structure in an animal cell that helps to organize cell division
phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes line up across the center of the cell
phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes separate and move of opposite ends of the cell
phase of mitosis in which the distinct individual chromosomes begin to spread out into a tangle of chromatin
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