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Glossary Term Meiosis
Definition A pair of nuclear divisions forming gametes wherein the number of chromosomes is reduced from the diploid to the haploid number; resulting cells normally contain one member of each pair of homologous chromosomes.

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last database update
08/19/2014
MGI 5.19
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