meiosis

(Variation and inheritance) type of cell division which forms sex cells (gametes) each with half the usual number of chromosomes

Meiosis

Understatement.
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meiosis

[n] - (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms
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meiosis

miosis noun (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)
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Meiosis

The type of cell division that forms eggs or sperm in sexually reproducing organisms. This process takes place during the embryonic phase of development.
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meiosis

(mi-o;sis) A specialized type of cell division by which gametes or haploid sex cells are formed.
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meiosis

(mi-o;sis) A specialized type of cell division by which gametes or haploid sex cells are formed.
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meiosis

A special form of cell division in which each daughter cell receives half the amount of DNA as the parent cell. Meiosis occurs during formation of egg and sperm cells in mammals.
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Meiosis

The process of two consecutive cell divisions in the diploid progenitors of sex cells. Meiosis resul
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Meiosis

The process of two consecutive cell divisions in the diploid progenitors of sex cells. Meiosis resul
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meiosis

Cell division that results in four haploid daughter cells.
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meiosis

understatement of size or importance for rhetorical effect
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