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amitosis

Pronunciation: am′i-tō′sis

Definition: Direct division of the nucleus and cell, without the complicated changes in the nucleus that occur during the ordinary process of cell reproduction.

Synonym(s): direct nuclear division, Remak nuclear division

[G. a- priv. + mitosis]

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