Biology Chapter 5 Vocab

Biology Vo Cab Word
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period of time from the beginning of one cell division to the beginning of the next
cell cycle
process in which a cell divides into 2 independent daughter cells
mitosis
G1, S, and G2 phases; occurs between cell divisions
Interphase
1st phase of mitosis during which each chromosome consists of 2 chromatids
prophase
strand of chromosomes that occurs in identical pairs; combined with its sister chromatid, constitutes...
chromatid
the part of a chromosome in which the chromatids are attached
centromere
small structure in animal cells that helps organize microtubles
centriole
cluster of microtubles that span the cell nucleus
spindle
3rd phase of mitosis during which duplicated chromosomes seperate from each other
anaphase
4th and final phase of mitosis during which 2 distinct nuclei form within the cell
telophase
2nd phase of mitosis during which the chromosomes complete their attachment to the spindle...
metaphase
division of the cytoplasm that takes place during anaphase and telophase phases of mitosis...
cytokinesis
mass of similar cells that performs a specific function
tissue
group of tissues that work together to preform a specific function
organ
group of organs that proform several closely related functions
organ system
protein that regulates the timing of the cell cycle
cyclin


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