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Mitosis is the type of cell division that leads to growth or repair. When a cell divides by mitosis:

  • two new cells form
  • each cell is identical to the other one, and the cell they were formed from

Your body contains trillions of cells (thousands of millions). But you started life as a single cell - a fertilised egg cell. This cell then divided and divided to make more cells through a process called mitosis.

Mitosis is a way of making more cells that are genetically the…


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