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.
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 Reproduction Word Search

Cell Reproduction Word Search
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asexualreproduction
nuclear membrane
spindle fibers
muscle cells
regeneration
nerve cells
development
chromosomes
interphase
animalcell
centrioles
centromere
identical
metaphase
separates
plantcell
nucleolus
cytoplasm
chromatid
telophase
anaphase
prophase
fission
budding
divides
mitosis
growth
cycle
plate
cell

Mitosis Crossword

Mitosis Crossword
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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 & Meiosis Crossword

Mitosis & Meiosis Crossword
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Which phase of mitosis takes the longest?
How many times does interphase occur in meiosis?
What is the division of sex cells?
During which phase of mitosis, are the chromosomes are lined up in the middle of the cell?
What is the copying of DNA called?
What is the structure that connects chromatids?
During which phase of mitosis does the nucleus start to form again?
In which phase of mitosis does the chromosomes begin to separate?
What is the name for sperm and egg cells?
When does the parent cell become two separate cells?
What is the actual first phase of mitosis?
What is the mnemonic for mitosis?
What are the things that connect centrioles?
How many chromosomes do each ending cell of meiosis contain?

Cell Division Crossword

Cell Division Crossword
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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.

C2L1 cell cycle and cell division Crossword

C2L1 cell cycle and cell division  Crossword
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stage 1-prepares to divide
a type of cell division that results in two daughter cells each having the same number and kind of chromosomes the parent nucleus
stage 3-division of the cytoplasm
nuclear membrane disappears
fibers pull chromatids away towards opposite poles
spindle fibers attach to centromers
nuclear membrane form around each set of chromosomes
the point on a chromosome by which it is attached to a spindle fiber during cell division
carries genetic information
sequence of growth and division in a cell

cell cycle Crossword

cell cycle Crossword
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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

Mitosis and Meiosis Word Search

Mitosis and Meiosis Word Search
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nuclear membrane
spermatogenesis
spindle fibers
cell division
daughter cell
opposite pole
cytokinesis
aneuploidy
centrioles
chromosome
interphase
telosphase
chromatid
chromatin
metaphase
oogenesis
anaphase
Prophase
diploid
haploid
meiosis
mitosis
zygote

cell reproduction vocabulary words Crossword

cell reproduction vocabulary words Crossword
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any cell of a living organism other than the reproductive cells.
The male gamete or reproductive cell involved in sexual reproduction.
the final phase of cell division
the occurrence of an organism in more than one distinct color or form.
the stage of meiotic or mitotic cell division in which the chromosomes move away from one another to opposite poles of the spindle.
a threadlike structure of nucleic acids and protein found in the nucleus of most living cells, carrying genetic information in the form of genes.
the cytoplasmic division of a cell at the end of mitosis or meiosis, bringing about the separation into two daughter cells.
(of a cell or nucleus) containing two complete sets of chromosomes, one from each parent.
It is the carrier of genetic information.
the resting phase between successive mitotic divisions of a cell, or between the first and second divisions of meiosis.
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.
the second stage of cell division, between prophase and anaphase, during which the chromosomes become attached to the spindle fibers
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.
the first stage of cell division, before metaphase, during which the chromosomes become visible as paired chromatids and the nuclear envelope disappears.
the female reproductive cell in animals and plants; an ovum.
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.
an organ that produces gametes; a testis or ovary.
(of a cell or nucleus) having a single set of unpaired chromosomes.
a pair of chromosomes containing a maternal and paternal chromatid joined to together at the centromere.
The sperm and egg of living things.

Mitosis Crossword Puzzle

Mitosis Crossword Puzzle
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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.

Mitosis/Meiosis Vocabulary Quiz Crossword

Mitosis/Meiosis Vocabulary Quiz Crossword
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the division of a cell in reproduction or growth.
reproduction, as budding, fission, or spore formation, not involving the union of gametes.
reproduction involving the union of gametes.
any of several threadlike bodies, consisting of chromatin, that carry the genes in a linear order: the human species has 23 pairs,
the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus, consisting of DNA, RNA, and various proteins, that forms chromosomes during cell division.
the cycle of growth and asexual reproduction of a cell, consisting of interphase followed in actively dividing cells by prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase.
the period of the cell cycle during which the nucleus is not undergoing division
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,
the division of the cell cytoplasm that usually follows mitotic or meiotic division of the nucleus.
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.
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.
one of two identical chromosomal strands into which a chromosome splits longitudinally preparatory to cell division.
the new pair of centrioles moving ahead of the spindle to opposite poles of the cell as the cell divides:
the stage in mitosis or meiosis in which the duplicated chromosomes line up along the equatorial plate of the spindle
the stage in mitosis or meiosis following metaphase in which the daughter chromosomes move away from each other to opposite ends of the cell.
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.
any of various proteins that promote the growth, organization, and maintenance of cells and tissues.
a swollen part; swelling; protuberance.
he young of a viviparous animal, especially of a mammal, in the early stages of development within the womb,
the process by which cells or tissues change from relatively generalized to specialized kinds, during development
having the potential for developing in various specialized ways in response to external or internal stimuli
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.
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.
having the same or a similar relation; corresponding, as in relative position or structure.
having two similar complements of chromosomes.
pertaining to a single set of chromosomes
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.
the interchange of corresponding chromatid segments of homologous chromosomes with their linked genes
the cell produced by the union of two gametes, before it undergoes cleavage