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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

Mitosis Word Search

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Mitosis and Meiosis Word Search

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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 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

DNA and Mitosis Crossword

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The first stage of a cell's life cycle. Interphase
The process of dividing a cell's nucleus. Mitosis
A cell division stage where the cytoplasm and cell parts split up. Cytokinesis
The first stage of mitosis. Prophase
The mitosis stage where chromosomes line up across the middle. Metaphase
A stage where chromosomes are pulling apart. anaphase
The last stage of mitosis. Telophase
Holds the copied chromosomes together. Centromere
Seen in animal cells, but not plant cells. Centriole
Attach to chromosomes to pull them apart. Spindle Fiber
Nitrogen base that pairs with adenine. Thymine
Nitrogen base that pairs with Guanine Cytosine
Nitrogen base that pairs with thymine. Adenine
Nitrogen base that pairs with Cytosine. Guanine
Part of the "handrails" of DNA Phosphate

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

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