adverb see meiosis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • meiotically — See meiotic. * * * …   Universalium

  • meiotically — adverb Pertaining to, or during, meiosis …   Wiktionary

  • meiotically — maɪ əʊtɪklɪ adv. by meiosis, in a manner resembling the process of cell division which occurs in the maturation of sex cells (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • meiotically — mei·ot·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • meiotically — adverb see meiotic * * * meiotˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑meiosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apomixis — Not to be confused with automixis or autogamy. This article deals almost exclusively with plants. For similar processes in animals and Oomycetes, see Parthenogenesis. In botany, apomixis was defined by Winkler as replacement of the normal… …   Wikipedia

  • plant — plantable, adj. plantless, adj. plantlike, adj. /plant, plahnt/, n. 1. any member of the kingdom Plantae, comprising multicellular organisms that typically produce their own food from inorganic matter by the process of photosynthesis and that… …   Universalium

  • Ploidy — Haplo redirects here. For the fictional character, see The Death Gate Cycle. For the aquarium fishes, see Haplochromini. Diploid cells have two homologous copies of each chromosome. Ploidy is the number of sets of chromosomes in a biological cell …   Wikipedia

  • meiosis — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek meiōsis diminution, from meioun to diminish, from meiōn less; akin to Sanskrit mīyate he diminishes Date: 1550 1. the presentation of a thing with underemphasis especially in order to achieve a greater effect …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tetraspore — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1846 one of the four haploid asexual spores developed meiotically in the red algae …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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