daughter cells
The two cells resulting from division of a single cell.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • daughter cell — noun a cell formed by the division or budding of another cell anthrax grows by dividing into two daughter cells that are generally identical • Hypernyms: ↑cell * * * daughter cell, one of two new cells formed when an old cell of an organism… …   Useful english dictionary

  • daughter — n. [A.S. dohter, daughter] The offspring of a division, not implying sex, such as in daughter cells or daughter nucleus; a daughter chromosome applies to chromatids after metaphase …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Daughter — Daugh ter, n.; pl. {Daughters}; obs. pl. {Daughtren}. [OE. doughter, doghter, dohter, AS. dohtor, dohter; akin to OS. dohtar, D. dochter, G. tochter, Icel. d[=o]ttir, Sw. dotter, Dan. dotter, datter, Goth. da[ u]htar,, OSlav. d[u^]shti, Russ.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Daughter cell — Daughter Daugh ter, n.; pl. {Daughters}; obs. pl. {Daughtren}. [OE. doughter, doghter, dohter, AS. dohtor, dohter; akin to OS. dohtar, D. dochter, G. tochter, Icel. d[=o]ttir, Sw. dotter, Dan. dotter, datter, Goth. da[ u]htar,, OSlav. d[u^]shti,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • daughter cell — n. Biol. either of the two cells that result from the division of a cell, as in mitosis * * * …   Universalium

  • daughter cell — n. Biol. either of the two cells that result from the division of a cell, as in mitosis …   English World dictionary

  • daughter cell — one of the two or more cells formed by the division of a mother cell …   Medical dictionary

  • hematopoietic progenitor cells — hematopoietic stem cells pluripotent blood cell progenitors that represent a slightly later stage than blast cells. They have the capacity for replication and differentiation and give rise to precursors of various blood cell lines, including the… …   Medical dictionary

  • founder cells — 1. Daughter cells from the early cleavages of the zygote, with potential to form the individual tissues and organs of the body. 2. (PORIFERA) Cells responsible for ray length during the secretion of calcareous spicules …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cell — cell1 cell like, adj. /sel/, n. 1. a small room, as in a convent or prison. 2. any of various small compartments or bounded areas forming part of a whole. 3. a small group acting as a unit within a larger organization: a local cell of the… …   Universalium

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