endomitosis


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endomitosis

 [en″do-mi-to´sis]
mitosis taking place without dissolution of the nuclear membrane, and not followed by cytoplasmic division, resulting in doubling of the number of chromosomes within the nucleus. adj., adj endomitot´ic.

en·do·pol·y·ploi·dy

(en'dō-pol'ē-ploy'dē),
The process or state of duplication of the DNA content of the nuclei without accompanying spindle formation or cytokinesis, resulting in a polyploid nucleus.
Synonym(s): endomitosis
[endo- + polyploidy]

endomitosis

/en·do·mi·to·sis/ (-mi-to´sis) reproduction of nuclear elements not followed by chromosome movements and cytoplasmic division.endomitot´ic

endomitosis

(ĕn′dō-mī-tō′sĭs)
n.
A process by which chromosomes replicate without the division of the cell nucleus.

en′do·mi·tot′ic (-tŏt′ĭk) adj.

en·do·pol·y·ploi·dy

(en'dō-pol'ē-ploy-dē)
The process or state of duplication of the chromosomes without accompanying spindle formation or cytokinesis, resulting in a polyploid nucleus.
Synonym(s): endomitosis.

endomitosis

the doubling of the chromosome number without subsequent cell division, so producing a POLYPLOID.

endomitosis

mitosis taking place without dissolution of the nuclear membrane, and not followed by cytoplasmic division, resulting in doubling of the number of chromosomes within the nucleus.
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In this case the somatic chromosome number may be restored to the eggs by premeiotic endomitosis or abortive meiosis (Cuellar, 1987).
The observed types of numerical aberrations were endomitosis and polyploidy figure 1G-H.
In special cases of fish and amphibians, the transition from triploid to tetraploid is accomplished by an endomitosis before meiosis (Schultz, 1980).