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Noun: mitosis (mitoses)  mI'tow-sis
  1. Cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
    "chromosomes are distributed by spindles in mitosis and meiosis"

Derived forms: mitoses

Type of: cell division, cellular division

Encyclopedia: Mitosis