Definition of Endomitosis

1. Noun. The replication of chromosomes without the division of the cell nucleus ¹



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Definition of Endomitosis

1. [n -MITOSES]

Medical Definition of Endomitosis

1. Chromosome replication without mitosis, leading to polyploidy. Many rounds of endomitosis give rise to the giant polytene chromosomes of Dipteran salivary glands, though in this case the daughter chromosomes remain synapsed. (07 Apr 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Endomitosis

endometrioid carcinoma
endometrioid tumour
endometrioma
endometriomas
endometrioses
endometriosis
endometriotic
endometritises
endometroid
endometropic
endoming
endomitoses
endomitosis (current term)
endomitotic
endomixises
endomorph
endomorphic
endomorphies
endomorphism
endomorphisms
endomorphs
endomorphy
endomotorsonde
endomycetales
endomycorrhiza
endomycorrhizal

Literary usage of Endomitosis

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... increasing stimulation of megakaryocytopoiesis with decreasing platelet count (rat), 161, 531 plasmatic megakaryocyte endomitosis (rat). ..."

2. Whole Life Cycle of Chromosomes and Their Coiling Systems: Transactions, APS by L. R. Cleveland (2008)
"... to function in the production of an achromatic figure, due to some change in the environment of a cell, is the probable explanation of endomitosis or ..."

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