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meiosis
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
A type of cell nucleus division, occurring during maturation of the germ cells. Two successive cell nucleus divisions following a single chromosome duplication (S phase) result in daughter cells with half the number of chromosomes as the parent cells.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2013
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/23390.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/23390
Used For
reduction division
Broader Term
cell division
Narrower Term
synaptonemal complex
Spanish
meiosis
Term Number
23390