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daughter cell in Medicine

daughter cell daugh·ter cell (dô'tər)
n.
Either of the two identical cells that form when a cell divides.

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daughter cell in Science
daughter cell
  (dô'tər)   
Either of the two cells formed when a cell undergoes cell division by mitosis. Daughter cells are genetically identical to the parent cell because they contain the same number and type of chromosomes.
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