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Definition of "mitotic" [mi•tot•ic]

  • Of or pertaining to mitosis. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "mitotic" in a sentence
  • "The mammalian NIMA-related kinases (Neks) are commonly referred to as mitotic kinases, although a definitive in vivo verification of this definition is largely missing."
  • "The team of scientists from the University of Dundee have found that structures called mitotic spindles, which separate genetic material during the process of cell division, line up in stem cells in different ways within normal and pre-cancerous tissues."
  • "Forces in a structure called the mitotic spindle guide the replicated chromosomes to opposing sides as one cell eventually becomes two."