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Cell Cycle

Prophase The phase where chromosomes first become visible
Metaphase The phase where chromosome line up aloing the equator
Anaphase The phase where chromatids separate
Telophase The phase where cytokinesis begins
Chromatids Two identical threadlike strands of a chromosome
Mitosis Division of the cell nucleus
Meiosis Cell division that results in two very different cells, each with just half the # of chromosomes from patent cells
Cytokinesis Division of cytoplasm
Spindle Structure made of fibres that help move chromosomes during mitosis
Cancer A disease caused by uncontrollable cell growth
Cells Limited in size by their surface areas and volume, Exchange materials across the membrane
Centrioles Paired structure that helps to organise the spindle
The Cell Cycle Series of events the cell goes through as it grows and divides
Interphase The phase in which DNA copies itself
Centromere Holds sister chromatids together
Stem cells Cells that can become any other cell type
Diploid Body cell
Haploid Sex cell
Created by: Bells



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