Mitosis - During mitosis the nuclear material becomes...

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Mitosis The term  mitosis  is derived from the Latin stem  mito,  meaning  “threads.”  When mitosis was first described a century ago, scientists had seen  “threads” within cells, so they gave the name mitosis to the process of  “thread movement.” 
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Unformatted text preview: During mitosis, the nuclear material becomes visible as threadlike chromosomes. The chromosomes organize in the center of the cell, and then they separate, and 46 chromosomes move into each new cell that forms....
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