cell division

noun

Definition of cell division

  1. :  the process by which cells multiply involving both nuclear and cytoplasmic division — compare meiosis, mitosis

First Known Use of cell division

1846


Medical Dictionary

cell division

noun

Medical Definition of cell division

  1. :  the process by which cells multiply involving both nuclear and cytoplasmic division—compare meiosis, mitosis

Learn More about cell division


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up cell division? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a severe test

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Emoji Quiz

  • emoji-the-quiz
  • What phase of the moon is this: 🌖 ?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!