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

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

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

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 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

Cell division Crossword

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First and longest phase of mitosis Prophase
Identical peices of dna Sister chromatids
Second stage of mitosis Metaphase
Replicated chromosomes are seperated into new nuclei Mitosis
Chromosomes hold together to make an X shape Centromere
Structure that contains hereditart marerial Chromosomes
Fourth and final stage of mitosis Telophase
Final stage of cell cycle Cytokinesis
Cell grows, replicates and prepare for cell divisiom Interphase
Third stage of mitosis Anaphase
Cell divise to form daughter cells Cell division

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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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

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 cycle Crossword

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

CELL REPRODUCTION CROSSWORD

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Phase in mitosis in which chromosomes separate from each other. ANAPHASE
Asexual reproduction used by prokaryotes such as bacteria. BINARYFISSION
Tumors resulting from the loss of control of cell division. CANCER
The cycle of growth and asexual reproduction of a cell. CELLCYCLE
Half of a chromosome. CHROMATID
Uncoiled DNA in the nucleus of a non-dividing cell. CHROMATIN
Rod-shaped structures made of coiled DNA and proteins. CHROMOSOMES
Process when one bacterium transfers genetic material to another through direct contact. CONJUGATION
Exchange of genetic material between homologous chromosomes during prophase I. CROSSINGOVER
Separation into two daughter cells. CYTOKINESIS
The process by which a less specialized cell becomes a more specialized cell type. DIFFERENTIATEDCELLS
Hereditary information in the form of a large molecule. DNA
Eggs and sperm cells formed from meiosis. GAMETES
A technique commonly used in the lab to separate charged molecules. GELELECTROPHORESIS
Only 1 chromosome of each homologous pair. HAPLOID
A chromosome with the same gene sequence as another. HOMOLOGOUSCHROMOSOMES
Longest stage in the cell cycle. INTERPHASE
Photograph of the chromosomes in a cell arranged in pairs by size. KARYOTYPE
Creates sex cells. MEIOSIS
Stage when chromosomes line up at the equator. METAPHASE
Nuclear division. MITOSIS
Mitosis phase of cell division in which the nucleus divides. MPHASE
The failure of sister chromatids to separate during and after mitosis. The failure of homologous chromosomes to to separate during and after meiosis. NONDISJUNCTION
A body cell. SOMATICCELLS
Chromosomes move to opposite ends of the cell and two nuclei are formed. TELOPHASE
A cell that contains both chromosomes of a homologous pair. Diploid
The first stage of cell division. prophase
undifferentiated cells that are able to differentiate into specialized cell types. stem cells