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What is mitosis?

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Mitosis is the division of a cell into two identical daughter cells. It is important in growth and repair.

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Mitosis is when a parent (mother) cell splits into two identical (daughter) cells.

This is part of the cell cycle is required for many functions e.g. to replace dead cells or allow for growth and development of the body.

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Mitosis is the process by which a mother cell divides and gives two identical daughter cells. It is important in cell proliferation and tissue repair.

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