Cell division

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Cell division

The separation of one cell into two daughter cells, involving both nuclear Division (mitosis) and subsequent cytoplasmic division (cytokinesis). The process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells.Also known as mitosis and meiosis. Mitosis is cell replication, where two cells that are an exact copy of their parent cell are created. Meiosis is where four gamete cells are created from the parent cell, with half the chromosome compliment.

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