noun. organic process consisting of the division of the cytoplasm of a cell following karyokinesis bringing about the separation into two daughter cells.
- reduction division
- biological process
- organic process
- -kinesis (English)
- κίνησις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- cyto- (English)
- κύτος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Sentences with cytokinesis
1. Noun, singular or mass
It is also imperative during a process known as cytokinesis, during which the cell divides its cytoplasm between the two newly formed daughter cells at the end of mitosis and meiosis.