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Ch. 3 - Cell Division

Key Ideas
• many-celled living things begin life as one cell
• a single cell becomes two cells through the process of cell division
• cell division continues throughout life
cell division - the process of one cell dividing to become two cells
divide - to separate of split into parts
identical - exactly the same
mitosis - process in which a cell's chromosomes copy themselves & divide to form two identical nuclei
chromosomes - structures inside a cell's nucleus that contain DNA
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