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Mitosis

The first stage of cell division in eukaryotes (division of the nucleus)

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Cytokinesis

The second stage- division of the cytoplasm

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Chromatids

What chromosomes are made of

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Interphase

The time between cell divisions

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Cell cycle

Series of events that cells go through as they grow and divide

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Centrioles

Two tiny structures located in the cytoplasm near the nuclear envelope

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Prophase

The first and longest stage of mitosis

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Spindle

A fanlike microtubule structure that helps separate the chromosomes

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Metaphase

Second phase of mitosis

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Anaphase

Third phase of mitosis, chromosomes separate

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Telophase

Fourth and final phase of mitosis, two new cells form

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Cyclin

Protein in the cell rose

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Cancer

A disorder in which some of the body's cells lose the ability to control growth

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Centromeres

Usually located near the middle of the chromatids, what chromosomes are attached to

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cell division

The process by which a cell splits into two new daughter cells