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Amitosis

Am`i`to´sis
n.1.(Biol.) Cell division in which there is first a simple cleavage of the nucleus without change in its structure (such as the formation of chromosomes), followed by the division of the cytoplasm; direct cell division; - opposed to mitosis. It is not the usual mode of division, and is believed by many to occur chiefly in highly specialized cells which are incapable of long-continued multiplication, in transitory structures, and in those in early stages of degeneration.
Noun1.amitosis - the direct method of cell division characterized by simple division of the nucleus without formation of chromosomes
cell division, cellular division
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