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mei·o·sis
[mahy-oh-sis]
NOUN
1.
Cell Biology. part of the process of gamete formation, consisting of chromosome conjugation and two cell divisions, in the course of which the diploid chromosome number becomes reduced to the haploid.
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Meiosis - Wikipedia

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Meiosis Listen/maɪˈoʊsᵻs/ is a specialized type of cell division that reduces the chromosome number by half, creating four haploid cells, each genetically ...

What is meiosis? | Facts | yourgenome.org

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May 6, 2016 ... Meiosis is a process where a single cell divides twice to produce four cells containing half the original amount of genetic information. These ...

meiosis | Learn Science at Scitable - Nature

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Meiosis is a type of cell division that reduces the number of chromosomes in the parent cell by half and produces four gamete cells. This process is required to ...

Meiosis Animation - Sumanas, Inc.

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2010 Sinauer Associates, W. H. Freeman & Co., and Sumanas, Inc. KEYWORDS: Meiosis, chromosomes, independent assortment, prophase, metaphase, ...

Meiosis | Meiosis | Cell division | Biology | Khan Academy

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Oct 14, 2015 ... How meiosis reduces chromosome number by half: crossing over, meiosis I, meiosis II, and genetic variation.

Meiosis Interactive - CELLS alive!

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Meiosis is important in assuring genetic diversity in sexual reproduction. Use this interactive animation to follow Meiosis I (reduction division) and Meiosis II in a ...

Meiosis Tutorial - The Biology Project - University of Arizona

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In meiosis I, chromosomes in a diploid cell resegregate, producing four haploid daughter cells. It is this step in meiosis that generates genetic diversity.

Meiosis - Kimball's Biology Pages

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Meiosis in Animals; Meiosis in Plants. Meiosis I; Meiosis II; Genetic Recombination. Crossing Over; Random Assortment; Fertilization. Prophase I — a detailed ...