Cell Division

Cell Division Parent, Daughter
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Parent Cell
 
The source of the cell
Interphase
 
Chromosomes are copied, performing normal functions, hasnt started dividing
Anaphase
 
Chromosomes begin to seperate in this phase
Prophase
 
Mitosis Begins during this stage
Chromatin
 
threadlike coils of chromosomes
Energy
 
The capacity of a physical system to do work
Selectively
 
Certain
Plants
 
Example of a living thing that has cell division
Mitosis
 
The process by which the nucleus of a cell divides into two nuclei and the formation of two new daughter cells begins.
Osmosis
 
Term given for the diffusion of water through a membrane
Cytokenisis
 
Two new daughter cells have formed
Metaphase
 
Chromosomes attach to the spindle
Centrioles
 
One of two cylindrical cellular structures that are composed of nine triplet microtubules and form the asters during mitosis.
Telophase
 
The cells start to seperate and two nuclei form
Contractile
 
Become smaller
Chromosome
 
Rod shaped cell structure that directs the activities of a cell and passes on the traits of a cell to new cells
Nucleus
 
Cell structure that directs all the activities of a cell
Diffusion
 
Process by which substances move from a higher concentration of that substance to a lower concentration of that substance;primary method by which substances enter and leave the cekk through the cell membrane
Cell division
 
Process in which one cell divides into 2 cellls each of which is identical to the original cell
Daughter Cell
 
Either of the two identical cells that form when a cell divides.
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