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mitoses

mitoses is a plural form of mitosis

mitosis

Definition:

cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes

Class:

process noun (natural processes)

Derivative:

mitotic

Plural:

mitoses

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

coined from Greek mitos "warp thread" + Modern Latin -osis "act, process". Term...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Mitosis | mitotic (M) phase

the process by which a cell separates the chromosomes in its cell nucleus into two identical sets, in two separate nuclei. It's a form of nuclear division. It's generally followed immediately by cytokinesis, which divides the nuclei, cytoplasm, ... (38 of 4227 words, 16 images)

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Mitosis (disambiguation)

can mean: The process by which a cell separates its duplicated genome into two identical halves. | Mitosis is the name of one thing: Mitosis - an alias of Australian happy hardcore producer Sam Gonzalez. (34 of 77 words, 2 definitions)

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Britannica Encyclopedia:

mitosis [biology]

a process of cell duplication, or reproduction, during which one cell gives rise to two genetically identical daughter cells. Strictly applied, the ... (22 of 272 words, 3 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/386154​/mitosis

New World Dictionary:

mitosis [biology] | karyokinesis | mitoses | mitotic | mitotically

the indirect and more common method of nuclear division of cells, consisting typically of prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase: the nuclear ... (21 of 87 words, pronunciation, 1 image)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

mitosis [biology] | mitoses [plural] | karyokinesis [synonym, sense-specific] | mitotic [adjective, related] | mitotically [adverb, related]

The process in cell division by which the nucleus divides, typically ... | The entire process of cell division including division of the nucleus and ... (24 of 75 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mitosis

Collins Dictionary:

mitosis

a method of cell division, in which the nucleus divides into daughter nuclei, each containing the same number of chromosomes as the parent nucleus (24 of 239 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/mitosis

Columbia Encyclopedia:

mitosis | cell division | centriole | cytokinesis | amitosis

process of nuclear division in a living cell by which the carriers of hereditary information, or the chromosomes, are exactly replicated and the two ... (24 of 126 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0833468​.html

Oxford Dictionary:

mitosis [biology] | mitoses [plural] | mitotic [derived]

a type of cell division that results in two daughter cells each having the same number and kind of chromosomes as the parent nucleus, typical of ... (26 of 87 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/mitosis

mitosis | mitoses [plural] | mitotic [derived]

Syllabification: (mi·to·sis) | [biology] | a type of cell division that results in two daughter cells each having the same number and kind of ... (22 of 69 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/mitosis

Merriam-Webster:

mitosis | mitoses [plural] | mitotic [adjective, related] | mitotically [adverb, related]

a process that takes place in the nucleus of a dividing cell, involves ... | cell division in which mitosis occurs (20 of 85 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/mitosis

Macmillan British Dictionary:

mitosis [uncountable, biology]

the process by which a cell divides into two smaller cells that each contain the same number of chromosomes as the original cell. It makes it possible ... (27 of 67 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/mitosis

Random House Dictionary:

mitosis [cell biology]

the usual method of cell division, characterized typically by the resolving of the chromatin of the nucleus into a threadlike form, which condenses ... (23 of 60 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/mitosis

Cambridge Dictionary:

mitosis [specialized]

the type of cell division in which one cell divides into two identical cells, each with the same number of chromosomes as the original cell (25 of 40 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/mitosis

Wiktionary:

mitosis [cytology] | mitoses [plural] | karyokinesis [synonym]

The division of a cell nucleus in which the genome is copied and separated into two identical halves. It's normally followed by cell division. (24 of 35 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/mitosis

Encarta Dictionary:

mitosis | karyokinesis [cell biology]

the process by which a cell divides into two daughter cells, each of which has the same number of chromosomes as the original cell. (24 of 47 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861630576​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

mitosis

First use: 1887

Origin: coined from Greek mitos "warp thread" + Modern Latin -osis "act, process". Term introduced by German anatomist Walther Fleming ... (20 of 38 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=mitosis

Wiktionary:

mitosis [cytology] | mitoses [plural]

Origin: German Mitosis, from Ancient Greek μίτος (mitos, "thread") + -osis, probably in reference to the thread-like chromatin seen during mitosis.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/mitosis

Collins Dictionary:

mitosis

First use: 19th century

Origin: from New Latin, from Greek mitos thread

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/mitosis

Oxford Dictionary:

mitosis [biology] | mitoses [plural]

Origin: late 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek mitos "thread"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/mitosis

mitosis | mitoses [plural]

First use: late 19th century

Origin: modern Latin, from Greek mitos "thread"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/mitosis

New World Dictionary:

mitosis [biology]

Origin: Modern Latin from Greek mitos, thread + "-osis"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mitosis

Merriam-Webster:

mitosis | mitoses [plural]

First use: 1887

Origin: New Latin, from Greek mitos thread

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/mitosis

American Heritage Dictionary:

mitosis [biology] | mitoses [plural]

Origin: Greek mitos, warp thread + "-osis".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/mitosis

Encarta Dictionary:

mitosis

First use: Late 19th century

Origin: Greek mitos "thread"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861630576​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

mitosis

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "mitosis"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "mitosis"

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

mitosis [uncountable, biology]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "mitosis"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/mitosis

Macmillan American Dictionary:

mitosis [uncountable, biology]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "mitosis"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/mitosis

Cambridge Dictionary:

mitosis [specialized]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "mitosis"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "mitosis"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/mitosis

the Free Dictionary:

mitosis

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "mitosis"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "mitosis" by speech synthesizer

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Google Dictionary:

mitosis | mitoses [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "mitosis"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

mitosis

Audio: North American pronunciation of "mitosis"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=mitosi​01 word=mitosis

YourDictionary Audio:

mitosis

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "mitosis"

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