nondividing

adjective

non·​di·​vid·​ing ˌnän-də-ˈvī-diŋ How to pronounce nondividing (audio)
: not undergoing cell division

Examples of nondividing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Defective cells can enter a permanent nondividing state called senescence. National Geographic, 28 Dec. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nondividing was in 1897

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“Nondividing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondividing. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

nondividing

adjective
non·​di·​vid·​ing ˌnän-də-ˈvīd-iŋ How to pronounce nondividing (audio)
: not undergoing cell division

Medical Definition

nondividing

adjective
non·​di·​vid·​ing ˌnän-də-ˈvīd-iŋ How to pronounce nondividing (audio)
: not undergoing cell division
nondividing cells
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