Type: Term Pronunciation: am′i-tō′sis Definitions: 1. Direct division of the nucleus and cell, without the complicated changes in the nucleus that occur during the ordinary process of cell reproduction. Synonyms: direct nuclear division, Remak nuclear division
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[n] - the direct method of cell division characterized by simple division of the nucleus without formation of chromosomes
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An unusual form of nuclear division, in which the nucleus simply constricts, rather like a cell, without chromosome condensation or spindle formation. Partitioning of daughter chromosomes is haphazard. Observed in some Protozoa.
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Am`i·to'sis noun [ New Latin See A- not, and Mitosis .] (Biol.) Cell division in which there is first a simple cleavage of the nucleus without change in its structure (such as the formation of chromosomes), followed by the div...
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<cell biology> An unusual form of nuclear division, in which the nucleus simply constricts, rather like a cell without chromosome condensation or spindle formation. Partitioning of daughter chromosomes is haphazard. Observed in some Protozoa. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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noun the direct method of cell division characterized by simple division of the nucleus without formation of chromosomes
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(am″ĭ-to´sis) direct cell division; simple cleavage of the nucleus without the formation of a spindle figure or chromosomes. adj., amitot´ic., adj.
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• (n.) Cell division in which there is first a simple cleavage of the nucleus without change in its structure (such as the formation of chromosomes), followed by the division of the cytoplasm; direct cell division; -- opposed to mitosis. It is not the usual mode of division, and is believed by ...
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amitosis: see mitosis.
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Amitosis is the anatomical term given to cell reproduction by direct division. The nucleus becomes constricted in the middle, forming an hour-glass shape and then divides into two. This is followed by a division of the whole protoplasmic mass of the cell; two daughter cells are thus formed, each con...
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Amitosis is the process by which a cell directly separates, not to be confused with mitosis. Amitosis divides relatively simply, as the nucleus and cytoplasm are directly cut in two. Unlike regular mitosis, no spindles or the formation and appearance of chromosomes are involved in amitosis. Amitosi...
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1) Cell division 2) Cellular division
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