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cy·to·ki·ne·sis

 (sī′tō-kə-nē′sĭs, -kī-)
n.
The division of the cytoplasm of a cell following the division of the nucleus.

cy′to·ki·net′ic (-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
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cytokinesis

(ˌsaɪtəʊkɪˈniːsɪs; -kaɪ-)
n
(Genetics) division of the cytoplasm of a cell, occurring at the end of mitosis or meiosis
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cy•to•ki•ne•sis

(ˌsaɪ toʊ kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ-)

n.
the division of the cell cytoplasm that usu. follows mitotic or meiotic division of the nucleus.
[1915–20]
cy`to•ki•net′ic (-ˈnɛt ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.cytokinesis - organic process consisting of the division of the cytoplasm of a cell following karyokinesis bringing about the separation into two daughter cells
meiosis, miosis, reduction division - (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)
mitosis - cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
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