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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary); (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells.

Usage examples (35)
  • The process of gamete formation involves a specialized form of cell division called meiosis, which is tightly regulated by molecular processes within the cell.
  • It’s possible the last time I heard the word meiosis was in my Anatomy and Physiology class in college.
  • This reduction is accomplished through a process called meiosis, where one chromosome in a diploid pair is sent to each daughter gamete.
  • Linnaeus, Carolus lipids mammals meiosis memory cell for more
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