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  • n. The division of the cytoplasm of a cell following the division of the nucleus.

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  • n. The process in which the cytoplasm of a cell divides following the division of the nucleus.

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  • n. organic process consisting of the division of the cytoplasm of a cell following karyokinesis bringing about the separation into two daughter cells

Etymologies

cyto- + -kinesis (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Cytokinesis - The final stage in the process of cell division is known as cytokinesis, which usually begins during late anaphase or early telophase (before mitosis ends) as the nuclear envelope and nucleoli are reforming and the chromosomes are de-condensing (see Figure 1 (f)).

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  • Twittinesis cytokinesis - the splitting of cytoplasm, a stage of mitosis

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  • The present study evaluated genotoxic profile of uranium with the cytokinesis-block micronucleus centromere assay.

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