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am·i·to·sis

 (ăm′ĭ-tō′sĭs, ā′mī-)
n.
Direct cell division by simple cleavage of the nucleus, without spindle formation or the appearance of chromosomes.

am′i·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.
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amitosis

(ˌæmɪˈtəʊsɪs)
n
(Biology) an unusual form of cell division in which the nucleus and cytoplasm divide by constriction without the formation of chromosomes; direct cell division
[C19: a-1 + mitosis]
amitotic adj
ˌamiˈtotically adv
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am•i•to•sis

(ˌæm ɪˈtoʊ sɪs, ˌeɪ maɪ-)

n.
cell division characterized by simple cleavage of the nucleus without the formation of chromosomes.
[1890–95]
am`i•tot′ic (-ˈtɒt ɪk) adj.
am`i•tot′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Noun1.amitosis - the direct method of cell division characterized by simple division of the nucleus without formation of chromosomesamitosis - the direct method of cell division characterized by simple division of the nucleus without formation of chromosomes
cell division, cellular division - the process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells
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am·i·to·sis

n. amitosis, división nuclear directa.
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