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Cytokinesis

Noun

1. The division of the cytoplasm and the plasma membrane following the division of the nucleus resulting into two cells, each having its own nucleus and cytoplasm surrounded by a plasma membrane. (biology-online.org)

2. The process in which the cytoplasm of a single eukaryotic cell is divided to form two daughter cells. It usually initiates during the late stages of mitosis, and sometimes meiosis, splitting a bi-nucleate cell in two, to ensure that chromosome number is maintained from one generation to the next. (Wikipedia.com)

3. (Biology)
The process in which the cytoplasm of a cell divides following the division of the nucleus. (Wiktionary.com)

adj., cytokinetic

Word origin: From the greek cyto- (cell) and -kinesis (motion, movement).

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