Karyostenosis
Karyostenosis Kar`y*o*ste*no"sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ka`ryon a nut, kernel + ? a being straitened.] (Biol.) Direct cell division (in which there is first a simple division of the nucleus, without any changes in its structure, followed by division of the protoplasm of the cell); -- in opposition to {karyokinesis}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Karyokinesis — Kar y*o*ki*ne sis (k[a^]r [i^]*[ o]*k[ i]*n[=e] s[i^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ka ryon a nut, kernel + kinei^n to move.] 1. (Biol.) The indirect division of cells in which, prior to division of the cell protoplasm, complicated changes take place in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Karyostenotic — Kar y*o*ste*not ic, a. (Biol.) Pertaining to, or connected with, karyostenosis; as, the karyostenotic mode of nuclear division. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mitosis — Karyokinesis Kar y*o*ki*ne sis (k[a^]r [i^]*[ o]*k[ i]*n[=e] s[i^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ka ryon a nut, kernel + kinei^n to move.] 1. (Biol.) The indirect division of cells in which, prior to division of the cell protoplasm, complicated changes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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