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See parent cell.
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moth bean, moth-eaten, mother, motherboard, Mother Carey's chicken, mother cell, mother church, Mother City, mother country, mother earth, motherese
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How to use mother cell in a sentence
The type in all these cases is this: A mother-cell produces by cell-division four daughter-cells.
Cell-development always takes place within existing cells, and either one or many new cells may be formed within the mother-cell.
Inside the mother-cell were to be found young developing cells of spherical shape, lacking however a nucleus.
The true nucleus of the cartilage cell was probably in the same way the original generator of the mother-cell.
The sagittal plane of the valve of the auxospore is at right angles to the plane of the valve of the mother cell.The Diatomaceae of Philadelphia and Vicinity|Charles Sumner Boyer