endomitosis


en·do·mi·to·sis

noun \-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

Origin of ENDOMITOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1942

en·do·mi·to·sis

noun \-mī-ˈtō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
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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