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Relating to or marked by amitosis.
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Relating to or marked by amitosis.
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(ā″mī-tō′sis) [ a- + mitosis]
Simple division of the nucleus and cell without the changes in the nucleus that characterize mitosis; direct cell division.
amitotic (-tot′ik), adjective
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Furthermore, unlike most cells they are amitotic and thus do not get replaced once they die.
8a-d, 11b), the testicular germinal epithelium consists of somatic NPs and germ cells, including amitotic (Fig.
They show some rare mitotic figures; signs of amitotic division could never be found.