Definition of Amitotic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to a simple method of cell division.

Partainyms: Amitosis
Derivative terms: Amitosis



Definition of Amitotic

1. a. Of or pertaining to amitosis; karyostenotic; -- opposed to mitotic.

Definition of Amitotic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to amitosis ¹

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Definition of Amitotic

1. amitosis [adj] - See also: amitosis

Medical Definition of Amitotic

1. Relating to or marked by amitosis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amitotic

amises
amiss
amiss(p)
amisses
amissibility
amissible
amissing
amission
amissness
amisulpride
amit
amithiozone
amities
amitoses
amitosis
amitotic (current term)
amitotically
amitraz
amitriptyline
amitriptyline hydrochloride
amitriptylines
amitrole
amitroles
amitryptiline
amitryptilines
amity
amiuchi
amla
amlas
amlodipine

Literary usage of Amitotic

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"7, which I interpret as the last stage in amitotic division, and an indication of the proc- FIG. 7.— Nuclei and surrounding cytoplasm, showing the last ..."

2. Chimæroid Fishes and Their Development by Bashford Dean (1906)
"We note also that cellular increments, eg, in such a cell as 4, are arising from the germinal wall, and, as in the former specimen, amitotic division is ..."

3. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1915)
"The nuclear conditions producing mitotic division are probably different from those producing amitotic division. Different cells in the same region may ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"In any stained plasmodium some nuclei may be found, as shown in the figure 6, winch appear to be in >ome uage of simple (amitotic) division, and this is, ..."

5. Normal Histology: With Special Reference to the Structure of the Human Body by George Arthur Piersol (1912)
"amitotic Division.—The occurrence of cell reproduction without the complex cycle of ... Decidual cells exhibiting amitotic division of nucleus (A-DY, ..."

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