c-mitosis

noun
\ ¦sē+ \

Definition of c-mitosis

: an artificially induced abortive nuclear division in which the chromosome number is doubled (as that caused by exposure of cells to colchicine)

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History and Etymology for c-mitosis

colchicine + mitosis

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“C-mitosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/c-mitosis. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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