amitosis

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the direct method of cell division characterized by simple division of the nucleus without formation of chromosomes

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Furthermore, unlike most cells they are amitotic and thus do not get replaced once they die.
Also, like CNS neurons, cardiac muscle is amitotic.
No signs of proliferation, mitotic or amitotic, can be found in any of the cells.
They show some rare mitotic figures; signs of amitotic division could never be found.