<img src="https://d5nxst8fruw4z.cloudfront.net/atrk.gif?account=iA1Pi1a8Dy00ym" style="display:none" height="1" width="1" alt="" />
Dismiss
Skip Navigation

Cell Division

Introduces the role and process of cell division.

Atoms Practice
Estimated3 minsto complete
%
Progress
Practice Cell Division
Practice
Progress
Estimated3 minsto complete
%
Practice Now
Cell Division
Loading... 

Vocabulary

cell cycle

cell cycle

Phases that a cell goes through from one cell division to the next; describes the life of a eukaryotic cell.
cell division

cell division

Process in which a parent cell divides to form daughter cells.
cell theory

cell theory

Scientific theory that all living things are made up of cells, all life functions occur within cells, and all cells come from already existing cells.
meiosis

meiosis

Cell division process that results in haploid gametes; contains two rounds of cell division.
mitosis

mitosis

Division of the nucleus.
zygote

zygote

First cell of a new organism created by the union of sperm and egg.

Image Attributions

Explore More

Sign in to explore more, including practice questions and solutions for Cell Division.

Reviews

Please wait...
Please wait...

Original text