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cell cycle

noun

Definition of cell cycle

  1. :  the complete series of events from one cell division to the next — compare g1 phase, g2 phase, m phase, s phase



1961

First Known Use of cell cycle

1961

Rhymes with cell cycle


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cell cycle

noun

Medical Definition of cell cycle

  1. :  the complete series of events from one cell division to the next—see g1 phase, g2 phase, m phase, s phase




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