Synonyms and Antonyms for meiosis

1. meiosis (n.)

understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary)

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2. meiosis (n.)

(genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)