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11 terms

Cell Division Unit

STUDY
PLAY
S-Phase
The synthesis phase of the cell cycle; the portion of interphase during which DNA is replicated.
G0
non-dividing, "resting" stage of interphase
G1
first phase of interphase; cell grows in size
Mitosis
cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
Cytokinesis
organic process consisting of the division of the cytoplasm of a cell following karyokinesis bringing about the separation into two daughter cells
Interphase
a period between two mitotic or meiotic divisions during which the cell grows, copies its DNA, and synthesizes proteins
Prophase
the first stage of mitosis
Metaphase
second phase of mitosis, during which the chromosomes line up across the center of the cell
Anaphase
the stage of meiosis or mitosis when chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle
Telephase
The cytoplasm separates. Two new cells contain sames number of chromosomes as the original cell.
G2
The final period of interphase during which the cell prepares for mitosis.