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What are the two types of cell division?
Mitosis and Meiosis
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What is the definition for Mitosis?
Mitosis - A form of asexual reproduction in which the cells divide into two creating a replica, with an equal number of chromosomes in each, resulting in diploid cells.
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What is the definition of Meiosis?
Meiosis - A type of cellular reproduction in which the number of chromosomes are reduced by half through the separation of homologous chromosomes, producing two haploid cells.
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What is DNA?
DNA carries the genetic code that determines the characteristics of the living organism.
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What are chromosomes?
Chromosomes are based in the cell nucleus. These are long threads of DNA which contain genes.
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What are genes?
A gene is a section of DNA that codes for specific protein. It is the unit of heredity, and may be copied and passed onto the next generation.
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