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total area of object surface area
mass inside object volume
surface area to volume ratio
what happens to surface area to volume ratio as the cell gets bigger decreases
what does not occur when the cell gets too big diffusion
what does the cell do in G1 grow
What does the cell duplicate in G1 organelles
What happens in S DNA synthesis
what does the cell copy in S DNA and centrosomes
what happens in G2 mitosis preparation
What carries out genetic information DNA
what is dna wrapped in histones called chromatin
what is tightly wrapped genetic material chromosomes
what is the region that has excess nucleotides telomere
what is a half of a chromosome called chromotid
what is responsible for the movement of replicated chromosomes centromere

Cell Division Crossword

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the life cycle of a typical cell Cell Cycle
involves G1, G2, and S phases interphase
concludes M phases cytokinesis
macromolecule used to regulate the cell cycle proteins
prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase mitosis
make up of chromosomes DNA
rapid growth and replication of cell organelles G1 phase
preparation stage for cell division G2 phase
phase when the DNA of the cell is copied S phase
spindle forms, chromatin condenses, centrioles seperate prophase
chromosomes line up through the center of the cell metaphase
chromatins break off to become individual chromosomes and move apart anaphase
nucleus splits to nuclei, chromosomes gather at opposite ends of the cell telophase
the product or cell division daughter cells
organelle in charge of spindle centriole
structure inside a cell that assists in the division of chromosomes spindle
individual strand of a chromosome chromatin
the center of a chromosome centromere
breaks down during mitosis to create nuclei nuclear envelope
connection of two daughter cells during telophase furrow

Cell Division Crossword

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Genetic information is bundled into packages of DNA Chromosomes
The chromosomes in eukaryotic cells form a close association with histones, a type of protein. Chromatin
Biologists described the life of a cell as one cell division after another separated by an "in-between" period of growth. Interphase
First stage of the process,division of the cell nucleus. Mitosis
The second stage, the division of the cytoplasm. Cytokinesis
First phase of mitosis, usually the longest and may take up half of the total time required to complete mitosis. Prophase
Duplicated strands of the DNA molecule canbe seen to be attached along their length at an area. Centromere
Each DNA strand in the duplicated chromosome is referred to as a sister chromatid. Chromatid
Spindle fibers extend from a region called the centrosome, where tiny paried structures are located. Centrioles
Second phase of mitosis, is generally the shortest. Metaphase
Third phase of mitosis, begins when sister chromatids separate and begin to move apart. Anaphase
The fourth and final phase of mitosis. Telophase

Mitosis Crossword

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In this phase, cells grow, synthesize and then grow again. interphase
In this phase, the sister chromatids start to separate and move apart within the cell. anaphase
In this phase, newly duplicated cells split apart. cytokinesis
This is the second phase of mitosis. metaphase
In this phase, the centromeres line up across the center of the cell. metaphase
Plant cells form this during cytokineses. cell plate
In this phase, cells make organelles and molecules that are specifically needed for cell division. G2
In this phase, cells duplicate the amount of dna. S Phase
This is the largest phase of the cell cycle. interphase
In this phase the spindle fibers form and the nucleolus starts to disappear. Prophase
This is the longest phase of mitosis prophase
Which phase is longest? G1, S or G2? G1
In this phase, the cell looks like Siamese Twins with two separate nuclear envelopes forming on either side of the cell. telophase
______________ is the cell division process that makes two identical cells. mitosis
________________ is the cell division process that makes haploids (cells with half the amount of DNA). Meiosis
Small cells have a higher _______________ to volume ratio. surface area
Small cells allow for ________________ to happen more efficiently. diffusion

Mitosis Crossword Puzzle

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Process by which a cell divides into new daughter cells. Cell division
type of reproduction in which cells form two parents unite to form the first cell of a new organism. sexual reproduction
the production of genetically identical offspring from a single parent. Asexual reproduction
Genetic info. that is bundled into packages of DNA chromosomes
the chromosomes in eukaryotic cells from a close association with histones, a type of protein. Chromatin
A series of events in which a cell grows, prepares for division, and divides to form two daughter cells. Cell cycle
One cell division after another separated by an "in-between" period of growth. interphase
Part of eukaryotic cell division during which the cell nucleus divides. Mitosis
The first phase of mitosis where the genetic material inside the nucleus condenses and the duplicated chromosomes become visible prophase
one of two identical "sister" parts of a duplicated chromosomes Chromatid
Spindle fibers extend from a region called the centrosome, where tiny paired structures are located centrioles
the second phase of mitosis where the centromeres of the duplicated chromosomes line up across the center of the cell metaphase
the third phase of mitosis where the chromosomes separate and move along spindle fibers to opposite ends of the cell. anaphase
the fourth and final phase of mitosis where the chromosomes, which were distinct and condensed begin to spread out into a tangle of chromatin telophase
region of a chromosome where the two sister chromatids attach. Centromere
division of the cytoplasm to form two separate daughter cells Cytokinesis
disorder in which some of the body's cells lose the ability to control growth cancer
mass of rapidly dividing cells that damage surrounding tissue tumor
unspecialized cell that can give rise to one or more types of specialized cells. stemcell

Mitosis Crossword

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the process of a cell dividing into two new daughter cells cell division
type of reproduction in which cells from two parents unite to form the first cell of a new organism sexual reproduction
substance found in eukaryotic chromosomes that consists of DNA tightly coiled around histones chromatin
period of the cell cycle between cell divisions interphase
phase of mitosis in which the distinct individual chromosomes begin to spread out into a tangle of chromatin telophase
one of two identical “sister” parts of a duplicated chromosome Chromatid
phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes separate and move to opposite ends of the cell anaphase
process of reproduction involving a single parent that results in offspring that are genetically identical to the parent asexual reproduction
threadlike structure of DNA and protein that contains genetic information chromosome
series of events in which a cell grows, prepares for division, and divides to form two daughter cells cell cycle
phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes separate and move to opposite ends of the cell anaphase
part of eukaryotic cell division during which the cell nucleus divides mitosis
division of the cytoplasm to form two separate daughter cells cytokinesis
first and longest phase of mitosis in which the genetic material inside the nucleus condenses and the chromosomes become visible prophase
structure in an animal cell that helps to organize cell division centriole
phase of mitosis in which the chromosomes line up across the center of the cell metaphase

Cell Division - Ch. 10 Biology Crossword

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The process by which a cell divides into two daughter cells cell division
The production of genetically identical offspring from a single parent is known as asexual reproduction asexual reproduction
Offspring produced by sexual reproduction inherit some of their genetic information from each parent sexual reproduction
DNA, genetic information, that is bundled and packaged in the cell in preparation for cell division (rather than being in long strands of chromatin) chromosome
DNA exists in the nucleolus in chromatin form; "beads on a string" the beads are histone proteins and the the string is the DNA chromatin
A series of events where a cell grows, prepares for division and divides to form two daughter cells cell cycle
Part of cell cycle where the cell grows, DNA replicates, and the organelles and molecules produced for cell division interphase
Duplication of the cell's genetic information which is described by four phases mitosis
First described phase of mitosis, takes the longest, the genetic material inside the nucleus condenses and the duplicated chromosomes become visible. Outside the nucleus, a spindle starts to form prophase
Where the duplicated strands of DNA attach centromere
One of the duplicated strands of DNA, sometimes the two strands are referred to sister chromatids chromatid
Tiny paired structures where spindles come from to attach to the centromere to centrioles
The second phase of mitosis; the centromere of the duplicated chromosomes line up across the center of the cell. Spindle fibers connect the centromere of each chromosome to the the two poles of the spindle metaphase
Third event of mitosis; the chromosomes separate and move along spindle fibers to opposite ends of the cell anaphase
The fourth and final phase of mitosis; the chromosomes, which were distinct and condensed, begin to spread out into a tangle of chromatin; the nuclear envelope re-forms around each cluster of chromosomes . the spindle breaks apart and a nucleolus becomes visible in each daughter nucleus. Mitosis is complete. telophase
The splitting of one cell into two; occurs after the phases of mitosis are complete; the process of cytokinesis is different in plant and animal cells cytokinesis
Proteins that regulate the timing of the cell cycle; these proteins are inside and outside the cell cyclins
Proteins that stimulate the growth and division of cells; especially important proteins during embryonic development and wound healing growth factors
A process of programmed cell death; cells end their life cycle in one of two ways: damage or programmed apoptosis
A mass of body cells that do not respond to the signals that regulate the growth of most cells cancer
A mass of cells; can be benign which means the mass doesn't spread; or malignant which means the mass will spread and start new tumors in other areas of the body tumor

Cell Growth and Division Crossword

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The last phase of mitosis. It is when the chromosomes start to become a chromatin and the nucleolus becomes visible. Telophase
Series of events in which a cell grows, prepares for division, and divides to form two daughter cells Cell Cycle
The second phase of mitosis, and it only takes a couple minutes. It is when the chromosomes line up across the middle of the cell. Metaphase
Division of the cell's cytoplasm. Cytokinesis
Division of the cell's nucleus. Mitosis
Surface area will increase slower that volme SA to Volume
Cells that are experiencing uncontrolled growth and division. Cancer
The first phase of mitosis and it's the longest lasting phase.It is when the chromosomes become visible and they attach to the spindle and coil up. Prophase
The granular material in the nucleus. Chromatin
Contains DNA that is passes from an old generation of cells to another. Chromosomes
All organisms cells have a different amount of chromosomes. Chromosome Count
Synthesis phase. DNA Replication
Lifetime of the cell when the cell grows and prepares to divide Interphase
A part of two identical sister parts of duplicated chromosomes. Chromatid
The area where the chromatids are attached to each other. Centromere
The third phase of mitosis. It is when the sister chromatids separate and move to opposite poles. Anaphase

cell division Crossword

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Description

what is the brain of the cell nucles
what cells have to do cell division
the production of genetically identical offspring from a single parent asexual
genetic information bundled into packages of DNA known as chromosomes
a complex fo chromosomes and protein is referred to as chromatin
a series of events cells go through cell cycle
the division of the cytoplasm is called cytokinesis
division of cell nucleus is called mitosis
the longest phase of mitosis prophase
each DNA strand in the duplicated chrmosome is reffered to as chromatid
the duplacated strands of the DNA molecule can be seen to be attached along their length at an area called the centromere
stimulates the growth and division of cells growth factors
the process by which cells become specialized differentiation

Cell Growth and Division Crossword

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regular sequence of division and growth cells undergo cell cycle
DNA is distriputed into two daughter cells mitosis
cytoplasm of cell is divided cytokinesis
organized structures of DNA chromosomes
high alkaline proteins histone
material that makes up chromosomes chromatin
half of two copies of a chromosome chromatid
part of chromosome that links sister chromatids centromere
protects end of chromosome from fusion telomere
first stage of mitosis prophase
second stage of mitosis metaphase
stage of mitosis when replicated chromosomes are split anaphase
final stage of mitosis telophase
complex family of hormones produced by the body growth factor
proces of programmed cell death apoptosis
general term for diseases cancer
a disesase in non-harmful effect benign
a disesase in very infectious effect malignant
spread of cancer in the body metastasize
anything directly involved in causing cancer carcinogen
form of asexual production used by prokaryotes binary fission
reproduction involving only one parent asexual reproduction

Meiosis Word Search

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Description

Haploid number
Meiosis
Homologous pairs
Sex chromosomes
Genetic recombinations
Cell plate
Anaphase
Metaphase
Spindle basket
Prophase
Interphase
Cell cycle
Diploid number
Somatic cells
Alleles
Genes
Autosomes
Centromere
Sister chromatids
Replication
DNA molecule
Chromosomes
Chromatin
Cytokinesis
Cell Division
Surface area to volume ratio