Cell Division: Mitosis and Meiosis

Cell Division: Cell division is a process by means of which a cell duplicates itself, increasing the number of cells in the body. It is the most important phenomenon in the life of plants and animals. There are two important kinds of cell division- Mitosis and Meiosis. Mitosis: Literally, the word mitosis means a division of the nucleus but, in fact, it is employed to describe both the division of the nucleus and cytoplasm. The process of mitosis divides a single cell into two daughter cells, each containing the same number of chromosomes as the parent cell. It is characterized … Continue reading Cell Division: Mitosis and Meiosis