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- adj. Of or pertaining to amitosis
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- adj. Of or pertaining to amitosis; karyostenotic; -- opposed to
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Exhibiting amitosis; relating to amitosis.
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- adj. pertaining to a simple method of cell division
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This multiplication, in most cases, takes the form of a simple cleavage, sometimes direct, sometimes indirect; the simple direct (or "amitotic") division is less common, and is found, for instance, in the blood cells (Figure 1.10).
Similarly, amitotic divisions of macronuclei in ciliates may result in unequal distributions of DNA to daughter nuclei These deviations are sensed in each daughter cell.
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