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Mitosis & Cell Death

Mitosis and Cell Death

mitosis The process in which body cells make exact copies of themselves
Prophase an extra copy of each chromosome is made and the nuclear membrane dissapears
Metaphase Chromosomes line up in the middle of the cell
Anaphase The chromosome copies split apart and go to opposite ends of the cell
Telophase Cell membrane begins to pinch in the middle and nuclear membrane begins to form around the chromosomes
Cells ____________ with each other by sending signals. communicate
If a cell doesn't receive signals from other cells, then it will automatically go through programmed _______________. cell death
Cell death is very organized and neat. Once a cell kills itself, a neighboring cell _______________ it and dissolves the dead cell. absorbs
Cells don't do anything without receiving a ___________ from other cells first. signal
What body part of a baby goes through cell death in order to form properly? fingers
What part of a tadpole goes through cell death when changing into a frog? tail
What process is occurring when a tadpole starts growing legs? mitosis
Many cancers are caused by cells that go through mitosis too _______________. quickly
Created by: Cabrini