Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Vocabulary 8.2

Cell Division

TermDefinition
Binary Fission A form of asexual reproduction in single-celled organism by which one cell divides into two cells of the same size
Mitosis In eukaryotic cells, a process of cell division that forms two new nuclei, each of which has the same number of chromosomes
Asexual Reproduction Reproduction that does not involve the union of gametes and in which a single parent produces offspring that are genetically identical to the parent
Meiosis A process in cell division during which the number of chromosomes decreases to half the original number by two division of the nucleus, which results in the production of sex cells (gametes or spores)
Gamete A haploid reproductive cell that unites with another haploid reproductive cell to form a zygote.
Interphase A period between two mitotic or meiotic division during which the cell grows, copies its DNA, and synthesizes proteins
Cytokinesis The division of the cytoplasm of a cell; cytokinesis follows the division of the cells nucleus by mitosis or meiosis
Prophase The first stage of mitosis and meiosis in cell division; characterized by the condensation of the chromosomes and the dissolution of the nuclear envelope
Spindle Fiber One of the microtubules that extend across a dividing eukaryotic cell; assists in the movement of chromosomes
Metaphase One of the stages of mitosis and meiosis, during which all of the chromosomes move to the cell's equator
Anaphase A phase of mitosis and meiosis in which the chromosomes separate
Telophase The final stage of mitosis or meiosis, during which a nuclear membrane forms around each set of new chromosomes
Cell Plate The precursor of a new plant cell wall that forms during cell division and divides a cell into two
Created by: GutzwillerL19