amitotically
adverb see amitosis

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • amitotically — ami·tot·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • amitotically — adverb see amitotic * * * amitotˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑amitosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • amitosis — noun Etymology: New Latin, from 2a + mitosis Date: 1894 cell division by simple cleavage of the nucleus and division of the cytoplasm without spindle formation or appearance of chromosomes • amitotic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amitosis — amitotic /am i tot ik, ay muy /, adj. amitotically, adv. /am i toh sis, ay muy /, n. Biol. the direct method of cell division, characterized by simple cleavage of the nucleus without the formation of chromosomes. [1890 95; A 6 + MITOSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • amitotic — [ˌeɪmʌɪ tɒtɪk, ˌamʌɪ ] adjective Biology relating to or denoting the division of a cell nucleus without mitosis. Derivatives amitosis noun amitotically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • amitosis — [ā΄mī tō′sis, am΄itō′sis] n. [ A 2 + MITOSIS] Biol. cell division in which the nucleus and cytoplasm divide by simple constriction and without halving of chromosomes; direct cell division: opposed to MITOSIS amitotic [ā΄mītät′ik, am΄ität′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • amitosis — n. Biol. a form of nuclear division that does not involve mitosis. Etymology: A (1) + MITOSIS * * * amitotic /am i tot ik, ay muy /, adj. amitotically, adv. /am i toh sis, ay muy /, n. Biol. the direct method of cell division, characterized by… …   Useful english dictionary

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