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Meiosis

Meiosis is a process occurring during cell division at different points in the life cycles of different organisms, in which the chromosome number is reduced by half, thus compensating for the chromosome-doubling effect of fertilization.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Meiosis
- Diminution; a species of hyperbole, representing a thing as being less than it really is.
Category: Microbiology
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