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Anatomy chapter 3

Two types of cell division Mitosis Meiosis
Mitosis Cell division of somatic cells that produces two daughter cells with identical genetic information, 46 chromosomes
Meiosis Cell division that gives rise to sex cells, produces cells with half the number
Chromatin Becomes a chromasome
Chromosomes Tightly coiled rods of chromatin
Chromatid Each chromosome contains two
Centromere The attachment point of chromatids
Centrioles Divide and move to opposite sides of the cell
spindle fibers Microtubules projecting from Centrioles that chromosomes attach
Interphase Cell growth, genetic material duplication
Phases of interphase G1 S G2
Prophase Begins cell division
Metaphase Duplicated chromosomes move to middle
Anaphase Chromosomes are pulled apart by microtubules
Telophase Chromosomes elongate and form chromosome threads
Cytokinesis Two new cells are formed
Cell division is controlled by The DNA of the cell External controls like hormone and growth factors
Cans begins at the ______ level Cellular
Tumor Abnormal growth of cells
Benign tumors Remains in place
Malignant tumors Cencerous
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