endomitosis

[en-doh-mahy-toh-sis]

Origin of endomitosis

First recorded in 1940–45; endo- + mitosis
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British Dictionary definitions for endomitosis

endomitosis

noun
  1. biology the division of chromosomes but not of the cell nucleus, resulting in a polyploid cell
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endomitosis in Medicine

endomitosis

[ĕn′dō-mī-tōsĭs]
n.
  1. endopolyploidy
Related formsen′do•mi•totic (-tŏtĭk) adj.
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