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[ANIMATIONS][MITOSIS]

GROWTH & DIVISION

Growth and Division are linked, but not always in the same way. In the embryo, the egg grows during maturation, but cell division does not occur until after fertilization.

In the somatic cell, growth and division occur at each cycle.

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© 1997 Chris Patton
Stanford University