reduction division

noun

Definition of reduction division 

: the usually first division of meiosis in which chromosome reduction occurs also : meiosis sense 2

First Known Use of reduction division

1891, in the meaning defined above

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reduction division

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Medical Definition of reduction division 

: the usually first division of meiosis in which chromosome reduction occurs also : meiosis

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