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Cell Division and Cell Mitosis

Chapter 4--Section 1....10.17.2011
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Mitosis
in eukaryotic cells, a process of cell division that forms two new nuclei, each of which has the same number of chromosomes
Eukaryotic
A cell characterized by the presence of a nucleus and other membrane-bound organelles. Eukaryotes can be unicellular (protists) or multicellular (fungi, plants and animals).
Asexual Reproduction
a reproductive process that involves only one parent and produces offspring that are identical to the parent
Meiosis
type of cell division that produces four cells, each with half as many chromosomes as the parent cell
Gametes
sperm and egg