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Cell Division

chapter 16 mitosis and meiosis

Produces daughter cells that have the same number of chromosomes (genetically identical) as the parent cell mitosis
Produces daughter cells that have half the number of chromosomes as the parent cell meiosis
Chromosomes that are the same length and have similar banding patterns homologous
Cell division that typically produces gametes meiosis
Cell division that is necessary for growth of an organism mitosis
Chromosomes line up in single file on the equatorial plate metaphase of mitosis
Chromosomes are lined up in tetrads on the equatorial plate metaphase I of meiosis
The centromere breaks when spindle fibres tug on it. anaphase of mitosis OR anaphase II of meiosis
Completion of division of chromosomes telophase
The longest stage of a cell cycle interphase
Division of cytoplasm and organelles cytokinesis
Chart of an organism's chromosomes arranged in pairs to diagnose some genetic disorders karyotype
Pairing of homologous chromosomes in prophase I of meiosis synapsis
The result of synapsis tetrad
Exchange of sections (genes) between homologous chromosomes crossing over
Created by: biology030