amitosis

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amitosis am·i·to·sis (ām'ĭ-tō'sĭs, ā'mī-)
n.
Direct division of the nucleus and cell without the nuclear changes that usually occur during cell reproduction. Also called direct nuclear division.


am'i·tot'ic (-tŏt'ĭk) adj.
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