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  • adj. Of or pertaining to mitosis.

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to mitosis; karyokinetic; ; -- opposed to amitotic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as mitosic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to or undergoing mitosis


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  • The mammalian NIMA-related kinases (Neks) are commonly referred to as mitotic kinases, although a definitive in vivo verification of this definition is largely missing.

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  • The team of scientists from the University of Dundee have found that structures called mitotic spindles, which separate genetic material during the process of cell division, line up in stem cells in different ways within normal and pre-cancerous tissues.

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  • Forces in a structure called the mitotic spindle guide the replicated chromosomes to opposing sides as one cell eventually becomes two. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Curcumin disrupts a number of cycles in cancer cell and causes a particular type of cell death known as mitotic catastrophe.


  • Introducing the chemical induced a type of cell death, called mitotic catastrophe.


  • The pro-tein also plays a part in regulating the so-called mitotic checkpoints, which serve as qual-ity control for cell division. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Unless these are some kind of mitotic amoeba-people, they really ought to march under some other, more exclusive prefix.

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  • Unless these are some kind of mitotic amoeba-people, they really ought to march under some other, more exclusive prefix. jonmc, I would gather there might be as much variation in sexual orientation as there is in non-sexual pair-bonding orientation.

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  • 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.

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  • In addition, we can detect mosaicism as low as 5 to 20% (varying with the meiotic or mitotic origin of the mosaicism).

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