The Cell Cycle Crossword
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All of a cell's genetic material
Reproductive cells
The division of the genetic material of the nucleus
The phase that accounts for 90% of the cell cycle
Structure that functions as a microtubule-organizing center
During this phase the centrosomes move to the opposite poles
A shallow groove in the cell surface near the old metaphase plate
A control point in the cell cycle where stop and go signals regulate the cycle
the spread of cancer cells to locations distant from the original site
The transmission of traits from one generation to the next
Chromosomes that are not involved in sex determination

Mitosis Crossword

Mitosis Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Mitosis and Meiosis Crossword

Mitosis and Meiosis Crossword
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Description

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

Cell Division Word Search

Cell Division Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Tumor Suppressors
Restriction Point
Metaphase Plate
Mitotic Spindle
Protooncogenes
Gametic Cell
Somatic Cell
Kinectochore
Cytokinesis
Interphase
Checkpoint
Centromere
Cell Cycle
Aneuploid
Chromatid
Anaphase
Cyclins
Meiosis
Mitosis
Cancer

Cell Cycle and Mitosis Crossword

Cell Cycle and Mitosis Crossword
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Crossword
Description

_______ is a self-replicating material present in nearly all living organisms.
_____ is the amount of space that a substance or object occupies
_____ is the outside part of something that you can calculate
_____ is the series of events that takes place in a cell
______ is a microscopic single-celled organism that has no distinct nucleus
_____ is an organism consisting of a call or cells
___ is the material of which the chromosomes of organbisms other than bacteria
_____ are pieces of identical DNA that are crucial in the process of cell replication and division
____ is a threadlike structure of nucleic acids and protein found in the nucleus
____ is a minute cylindrical organelle near the nucleus in animal cells
___ is the resting phase between the first and second divisions of meiosis
__ is the division of a cell into two daughter cells with the same genetic material
__ is a type of cell division that resultis in two daughter cells each having the same number
___ is the first stag of cell division , before metaphase
____ is the second stage of cell division
___is the stage of meiotic or mitotic cell division
___ is the final phase of cell division
__ is the cytoplasmic division of a cell at the end of mitosis or meiosis
__ forms a protein structure that divides the gentic material in a cell
__ is the disase caused by an uncontrollrd division of abnormal cells in a part of the body

Cell Division Crossword

Cell Division Crossword
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Crossword
Description

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

Mitosis Crossword Puzzle

Mitosis Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

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

cell cycle Crossword

cell cycle Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Division of the nucleus
Most of the time the cell is in this stage
It is the middle phase of the cycle
When chromosomes uncoil
the point on a chromosome by which it is attached to a spindle fiber during cell division
Division of cytoplasm
Chromatin coils to form chromosomes
contains general material instructions to direct cell
Fibers pull chromatids away towards opposite poles
The sequence of growth and division in a cell

Cell Division Crossword

Cell Division Crossword
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Crossword
Description

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

Genetics and Heredity Crossword

Genetics and Heredity Crossword
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Crossword
Description

The structure in a cell that contains the cells genetic material
All living cells need to grow,maintain itself,and reproduce
The variations of genes that occur in a population
A single organism produces offsprings that have the same genetic material
Each parent cell has the identical genetic material to the parents
The phase in the cell cycle during which the nucleus divides
Type of reproduction in which two parents profuse an organism
Cells divide to from sperm cell and egg cells
Containing half chromosome found in reproductive organs of a plant or animal
The set of information that controls a trait

Cell Reproduction Crossword

Cell Reproduction  Crossword
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Crossword
Description

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