mitosis meiosis

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Mitosis evolved in complex plants and animals for growth and repair. Mitosis, the

division of a cell resulting in two identical daughter cells, prolongs an organism's life by

replacing old, dead, and damaged cells. In complex animals and plants, mitosis occurs

Meiosis evolved in complex plants and animals to increase variation in offspring

and to maintain the number of chromosomes from generation to generation. Meiosis

occurs in the sex cells of organisms, specifically the ovaries and testes in animals, and in

In an organism where n=8, the process of mitosis would be the following: I

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