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Cell Cycle

Vocabulary Words

Mitosis Also known as karyokinesis
Daughtercell One of the cells made through mitosis
Meiosis A type of cell division that results in half the chromosomes
Chromatin DNA in a form of a grainy material
Chromatid Duplicated chromosome
Sisterchromatids Each half of a Chromatid
Chromosomes Structure of DNA and protein
Homologouschromosomes Chromosomes in a pair
Gene Instructions for making protiens
Karyotype The appearance of the chromosomes
Centrioles Builds the spindle fibers
Centromere Holds Chromatids together
Centrosome Contains the centrioles
Aster Star shaped structure
Spindlefibers Attaches to the centromere
Interphase Growth Phase 1, Synthesis Phase, and Growth Phase 2
Prophase The first stage of mitosis
Metaphase Spindle fibers attach to each pair of sister chromatids
Anaphase Sister chromatids separate and the centromeres split
Telophase Chromosomes start to uncoil
Cytokinesis The division of the cytoplasm
Nuclearenvolope Protects the nucleus
Kinetochorefiber What the spindle fibers attach to
Nucleolus Inside the nucleus
Created by: morgatyl000