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the stage of meiosis or mitosis when chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle
a specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape
the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins
the interchange of sections between pairing homologous chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis
organic process consisting of the division of the cytoplasm of a cell following karyokinesis bringing about the separation into two daughter cells
cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
the first stage of mitosis when chromosomes form from chromatin and the nuclear membrane is absorbed into the cell
(genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms
the side by side pairing of homologous maternal and paternal chromosomes at the start of meiosis
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