Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A process by which chromosomes replicate without the division of the cell nucleus.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The replication of chromosomes without the division of the cell nucleus

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

endo- +‎ mitosis

Examples

  • SHIP deficient MK precursors preserve endomitosis function Megakaryocytic precursors, unlike other cells, continue to synthesize DNA during differentiation.

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.