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1. cytokinesis

noun. organic process consisting of the division of the cytoplasm of a cell following karyokinesis bringing about the separation into two daughter cells.

Synonyms

  • reduction division
  • meiosis
  • biological process
  • organic process
  • miosis

Antonyms

  • anovulation
  • nondevelopment
  • ovulation
  • anabolism

Etymology

  • -kinesis (English)
  • κίνησις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • cyto- (English)
  • κύτος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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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.

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