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Mitosis and Meiosis Word Search

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anaphase
aneuploidy
cell division
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chromatid
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nuclear membrane
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Mitosis and Meiosis Crossword

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The mitotic stage that follows metaphase; duplicated chromosomes separate at the centromere and migrate toward the mitotic centers. Anaphase
Reproduction involving only one parent Asexual reproduction
The part of a chromosome where the chromatids join together. Centromere
In animal cells, a cytoplasmic organelle that organizes the mitotic spindle fibers during cell reproduction. Centriole
One of the two strands that make up chromosomes seen in prophase and metaphase that have duplicated their DNA during interphase. Chromatid
An exchange of chromosomal material between homologous pairs that occurs during prophase 1 of meiosis. Crossing Over
Having two of each chromosome. Diploid
The only cells that undergo meiosis. Germ Cells
The actual number of different types of chromosomes a cell possesses. Haploid
The phase most cells spend 95% of their time in. Interphase
How sperm and egg cells are created. Meiosis
The stage of mitosis where duplicated chromosomes line up along the center of the mitotic spindle. Metaphase
The first stage of mitosis when the nuclear membrane is absorbed into the cell. Prophase
Body cells. Somatic
The last stage of mitosis when the chromosomes separate and the nuclear membrane reforms. Telophase
Microtubules visible during cell division that are involved in separating chromosomes. Spindle Fibers
The mitotic process that results int he formation of sperm cells. Spermatogenesis
The mitotic process that results in the formation of egg cells. Oogenesis
Cytoplasmic division that follows the division of the nucleus. Cytokinesis
One egg cell. Ovum

DNA Word Search

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Mitosis Vs Meiosis Word Search

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Stages
Telophase II
Telophase I
Anaphase II
Anaphase I
Metaphase II
Metaphase I
Prophase II
Prophase I
Cytokinesis
Interphase
Telophase
Anaphase
Metaphase
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DNA
division
reproduction
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nucleus
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cell reproduction vocabulary words Crossword

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any cell of a living organism other than the reproductive cells. somatic cell
The male gamete or reproductive cell involved in sexual reproduction. sperm
the final phase of cell division telophase
the occurrence of an organism in more than one distinct color or form. variation
the stage of meiotic or mitotic cell division in which the chromosomes move away from one another to opposite poles of the spindle. anaphase
a threadlike structure of nucleic acids and protein found in the nucleus of most living cells, carrying genetic information in the form of genes. chromosome
the cytoplasmic division of a cell at the end of mitosis or meiosis, bringing about the separation into two daughter cells. cytokinisis
(of a cell or nucleus) containing two complete sets of chromosomes, one from each parent. diploid
It is the carrier of genetic information. deoxyribonucleic acid
the resting phase between successive mitotic divisions of a cell, or between the first and second divisions of meiosis. interphase
a type of cell division that results in four daughter cells each with half the number of chromosomes of the parent cell, as in the production of gametes and plant spores. meiosis
the second stage of cell division, between prophase and anaphase, during which the chromosomes become attached to the spindle fibers metaphase
type of cell division that results in two daughter cells each having the same number and kind of chromosomes as the parent nucleus, typical of ordinary tissue growth. mitosis
the first stage of cell division, before metaphase, during which the chromosomes become visible as paired chromatids and the nuclear envelope disappears. prophase
the female reproductive cell in animals and plants; an ovum. egg
a mature haploid male or female germ cell that is able to unite with another of the opposite sex in sexual reproduction to form a zygote. gamete
an organ that produces gametes; a testis or ovary. gonad
(of a cell or nucleus) having a single set of unpaired chromosomes. haploid
a pair of chromosomes containing a maternal and paternal chromatid joined to together at the centromere. homologous pair
The sperm and egg of living things. sex cell

Cell Reproduction Crossword

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A complex of macromolecule found in DNA, protein and RNA. Chromatin
Failure of one or more pairs of homogous chromosomes or sister chromatids to seperate normally during nuclear division. Nondisjunction
The life cycle of a dividing cell Cell Cycle
Coiled structure made of DNA or proteins Chromosomes
During this phase sister chromatids seperate at the centromeres divide. Anaphase
2 complete sets of chromosomes. Diploid
During this phase the chromosomes begin to uncoil and form chromatin. Telophase
Division of parent cell producing 2 identical daughter cells. Mitosis
During this stage Spindle fibers attach to the centromere of each pair of sister chromatids. Metaphase
Having a single set of unpaired chromosomes. Haploid
Mutation or change in a cell that cause abnormal activities. Cancer
The direct transfer of DNA from one bacterial cell to another bacterial cell. conjugation
A unidifferented cell of a multicellular organism that can give rise to indefinitely more cells of the same type. Stem Cells
During the phase the cytoplasm splits in 2 and the cell divides. Cytokinesis
Process of a cell changing from 2 cell types to another. Differentiated Cells
During this phase, the cell copies its DNA in preparation for mitosis. Interphase
Process where homologous chromosomes pair up with each other and exchange different segments of their genetic material. Crossing Over
The number and visual appearance of the chromosomes in the cell nuclei of an organism or species. Karotype
A technique for seperating protein molecules by moving them through a block of gel. Gel Electrophoresis
A set of one maternal and paternal chromosomes that pair up with each other inside a cell durinng meiosis. Homologous Chromosomes
A form of asexual reproduction which is used by all prokaryotic organisms, and some eukaryotic. Binary Fission
A process where one diploid eukaryotic cell divides to generate four haploid cells. Meiosis
A complex of macromolecule found in cells, consisting of DNA, protein and RNA. Chromatid
Any cell of a living organism other then the reproductive cells. Somatic Cells
During this phase chromatids condense into chromosomes and the nuclear envolope, or membrane, breaks down. Prophase
The phase that is compromised of mitosis and cytokinesis. M Phase
A mature haploid germ cell that is able to unite with another of opposite sex. Gametes
A type of macromolecule known as a nucleic acid. DNA

Meiosis Word Search

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homologous chromosomes
nonidentical
genes
gametes
genetic recombination
telophase
anaphase
metaphase
tetrad
prophase
interphase

Meiosis and mitosis Word Search

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Cytokines
Sex cells
Gamete
Daughter cells
Telophase 2
Anaphase 2
Metaphase 2
Prophase 2
Crossing over
Cell division
Interphase
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Anaphase
Metaphase 1
Prophase 1
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Mitosis/Meiosis Vocabulary Quiz Crossword

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the division of a cell in reproduction or growth. cell division
reproduction, as budding, fission, or spore formation, not involving the union of gametes. asexual reproduction
reproduction involving the union of gametes. sexual reproduction
any of several threadlike bodies, consisting of chromatin, that carry the genes in a linear order: the human species has 23 pairs, chromosome
the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus, consisting of DNA, RNA, and various proteins, that forms chromosomes during cell division. chromatin
the cycle of growth and asexual reproduction of a cell, consisting of interphase followed in actively dividing cells by prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase. cell cycle
the period of the cell cycle during which the nucleus is not undergoing division interphase
the usual method of cell division, characterized typically by the resolving of the chromatin of the nucleus into a threadlike form, which condenses into chromosomes, mitosis
the division of the cell cytoplasm that usually follows mitotic or meiotic division of the nucleus. cytokinesis
the first stage of mitosis or meiosis in eukaryotic cell division, during which the nuclear envelope breaks down and strands of chromatin form into chromosomes. prophase
a specialized structure on the chromosome, appearing during cell division as the constricted central region where the two chromatids are held together and form an X shape. centromere
one of two identical chromosomal strands into which a chromosome splits longitudinally preparatory to cell division. chromatid
the new pair of centrioles moving ahead of the spindle to opposite poles of the cell as the cell divides: centriole
the stage in mitosis or meiosis in which the duplicated chromosomes line up along the equatorial plate of the spindle metaphase
the stage in mitosis or meiosis following metaphase in which the daughter chromosomes move away from each other to opposite ends of the cell. anaphase
the final stage of meiosis or mitosis, in which the separated chromosomes reach the opposite poles of the dividing cell and the nuclei of the daughter cells form around the two sets of chromosomes. telophase
any of various proteins that promote the growth, organization, and maintenance of cells and tissues. growth factor
a swollen part; swelling; protuberance. tumor
he young of a viviparous animal, especially of a mammal, in the early stages of development within the womb, tumor
the process by which cells or tissues change from relatively generalized to specialized kinds, during development differentiation
having the potential for developing in various specialized ways in response to external or internal stimuli totipotent
a cell that upon division replaces its own numbers and also gives rise to cells that differentiate further into one or more specialized types, as various B cells and T cells. stem cell
a cell that upon division replaces its own numbers and also gives rise to cells that differentiate further into one or more specialized types, as various B cells and T cells. cancer
having the same or a similar relation; corresponding, as in relative position or structure. homologous
having two similar complements of chromosomes. diploid
pertaining to a single set of chromosomes haploid
part of the process of gamete formation, consisting of chromosome conjugation and two cell divisions, in the course of which the diploid chromosome number becomes reduced to the haploid. meiosis
the interchange of corresponding chromatid segments of homologous chromosomes with their linked genes crossingover
the cell produced by the union of two gametes, before it undergoes cleavage zygote

Mitosis and meiosis Crossword

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number of chromosomes in eggs or sperm cells. Haploid
Here haploid number is doubled this condition is also known as 2n. Diploid
type of cell division that produces four daughter cells with half the number of chromosomes of the parent cell Meiosis
a kind of asexual reproduction. Binary fission
fusion of chromosome pairs at the start of meiosis Synapsis
is the process where homologous chromosomes pair up with each other Crossing over
type of cell division that results in two daughter cells Mitosis
a mature haploid male or female germ cell that is able to unite with another of the opposite sex in sexual reproduction to form a zygote. Gametes
a diploid cell resulting from the fusion of two haploid gametes Zygote
occurs when the nucleus of both a sperm and an egg fuse to form a diploid cell, known as zygote Fertilization
occurs within the embryo sac and leads to the formation of a single egg cell per ovule Oognosis
the production or development of mature spermatozoa spermatogensis
the cytoplasmic division of a cell at the end of mitosis or meiosis cytokinesis
the resting phase between successive mitotic divisions of a cell, or between the first and second divisions of meiosis. Interphase
is a DNA molecule with part or all of the genetic material of an organism Chromosome
pairing at meiosis and having the same structural features and pattern of genes. homologous
begins without any further replication of the chromosomes. In (blank) the nuclear envelope breaks down and the spindle apparatus form Prophase 2
The centrioles are at opposite poles of the cell. The pairs of homologous chromosomes Metaphase 1
A nuclear envelope forms around each set of chromosomes and cytokinesis occurs Telophase 2
the stage of meiotic or mitotic cell division in which the chromosomes move away from one another to opposite poles of the spindle. Anaphase