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Chapter 8 Section 2

ch 8 sec 2

binary fission the division of a prokaryotic cell into two offspring cells
mitosis a process of cell division that forms two new nuclei
asexual reproduction the production of offspring from one parent
meiosis a process of cell division during which the chromosomes decrease to half of the original number by two divisions of the nucleus
gamete haploid reproduction cells
interphase the time between cell divisions
cytokinesis the division of the cells cytoplasm
prophase the first stage of mitosis, condensation of chromosomes
spindle fiber microtubules that radiate from the centrosomes
metaphase chromosomes move to the cells equator
anaphase chromosomes separate
telophase nuclear membrane forms around two new cells
cell plate a plate that later forms a new cell wall, making two cells
Created by: zhaberstich