Definition of Daughter cell

1. Noun. A cell formed by the division or budding of another cell. "Anthrax grows by dividing into two daughter cells that are generally identical"

Generic synonyms: Cell



Definition of Daughter cell

1. Noun. A cell produced by reproductive division of a cell during mitosis or meiosis. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Daughter cell

1. One of the two or more cell's formed in the division of a parent cell. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daughter Cell

daubries
daubry
daubs
daubster
dauby
daud
dauded
dauding
dauds
dauer
dauermodification
dauermodifications
dauers
daughter
daughter-in-law
daughter cell (current term)
daughter colony
daughter cyst
daughter isotope
daughter language
daughter nuclide
daughter of the manse
daughter star
daughterboard
daughterboards
daughtercard
daughtercards
daughterhood
daughterless
daughterlike

Literary usage of Daughter cell

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"In the ascus, as in the higher plants, the cutting out of the daughter cell from the mother cell is effected by the agency of the same fibrous ..."

2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"Micropylar daughter cell unable to organize a spindle; chalazal daughter cell in ... Chalazal daughter cell with its 2 megaspores functioning directly as a ..."

3. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"While this cell is usually the lower daughter-cell among those which arise from the mother-cell, it may be any one of the others, thus establishing a ..."

4. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physical by Julius Sachs (1882)
"In J^the nucleus of each daughter-cell is seen to have divided into two; ... The daughter-cell thus formed retains however at first its connection with the ..."

5. The Cell; Outlines of General Anatomy and Physiology: Outlines of General by Oscar Hertwig, Henry Johnstone Campbell (1895)
"Whilst after the first division each daughter-cell contains four of the eight nuclear segments, which have developed beforehand in the resting nucleus, ..."

6. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1916)
"In some instances the entire mitochondria thread appeared to pass over to one daughter cell, but usually the division of the mitochondria took place by ..."

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