Division to Multiply -- Mitosis Vocabulary

Use this vocabulary list with the Division to Multiply -- Mitosis lesson.
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Updated on: February 12, 2001

Division to Multiply – Mitosis Vocabulary

cell = the basic unit of a living thing

cell division = the dividing of a cell following mitosis

chromosome = the stringlike structure in a cell nucleus that carries information controlling all the cell's activities

DNA = the molecule in each cell that directs the cell's activities

mitosis = the process by which a cell produces two new identical nuclei

Division to Multiply – Mitosis lesson plan.