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endomitosis

noun en·do·mi·to·sis \-mī-ˈtō-səs\

Definition of ENDOMITOSIS

:  division of chromosomes not followed by nuclear division that results in an increased number of chromosomes in the cell
en·do·mi·tot·ic \-mī-ˈtä-tik\ adjective
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Origin of ENDOMITOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1942
Medical Dictionary

endomitosis

noun en·do·mi·to·sis \-mī-ˈtō-səs\
plural en·do·mi·to·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ENDOMITOSIS

:  division of chromosomes that is not followed by nuclear division and that results in an increased number of chromosomes in the cell
en·do·mi·tot·ic \-mī-ˈtät-ik\ adjective

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