from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as caryocinesis.
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Indirect or mitotic cell-division (with caryolysis and caryokinesis) from the skin of the larva of a salamander.
The indirect (or "mitotic") cleavage is much more frequent; in this the caryoplasm of the nucleus and the cytoplasm of the cell-body act upon each other in a peculiar way, with a partial dissolution (caryolysis), the formation of knots and loops (mitosis), and a movement of the halved plasma-particles towards two mutually repulsive poles of attraction (caryokinesis, Figure 1.11.) (FIGURE 1.10.