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.
1-2, 7a-d, 11b), the testicular germinal epithelium consists of somatic NPs and germ cells, including amitotic spermatogonia (ASs); residual spermatogenic cells (RSCs); and limited or numerous residual spermatozoa (Fig.
Cadmium chloride, they have found, will promote growth of the MCF-7 human breast cancer cell line, cells that are normally amitotic in the absence of estradiol.
No signs of proliferation, mitotic or amitotic, can be found in any of the cells.