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Meaning of REDUCTION DIVISION

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)
 
 Synonyms: meiosis, miosis
 
 See Also: anaphase, cell division, cellular division, karyokinesis, metaphase, nondisjunction, prophase, segregation, telophase

 

 

 

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