The definition of meiosis is the process of cellular division.(noun)
An example of meiosis is when a chromosome reduces from a double cell to a single cell.
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Origin: ModL < Gr meiōsis < meioun, to make smaller < meiōn, less: see minor
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noun pl. mei·o·ses (-sēzˌ)
Origin: Greek meiōsis, diminution
Origin: , from meioun, to diminish
Origin: , from meiōn, less; see mei-2 in Indo-European roots.
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