promitosis

noun
pro·​mitosis | \ ¦prō+ \

Definition of promitosis

: a primitive intranuclear mitosis in protistans characterized by absence of asters and the presence of a karyosome — compare haplomitosis

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History and Etymology for promitosis

New Latin, from pro- entry 1 + mitosis

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“Promitosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/promitosis. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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