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maturation division

noun, Cell Biology
1.
a stage in meiosis during which the chromosomal number of the reproductive cell is reduced to one chromosome from each original chromosome pair.
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maturation-division in Medicine

maturation division n.
Either of the two successive cell divisions of meiosis, with only one duplication of the chromosomes, that results in the formation of haploid gametes.

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