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Descriptor English: Cell Division
Descriptor Spanish: División Celular
Descriptor Portuguese: Divisão Celular
Descriptor French: Division cellulaire
Entry term(s): Cell Division Phase
Cell Divisions
Division Phase, Cell
Division, Cell
Divisions, Cell
M Phase
M Phases
Phase, Cell Division
Phase, M
Phases, M
Tree number(s): G04.144.220
G04.161.750.500
G05.113
G07.345.249.410.750.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002455
Scope note: The fission of a CELL. It includes CYTOKINESIS, when the CYTOPLASM of a cell is divided, and CELL NUCLEUS DIVISION.
Annotation: coordinate with specific cell /cytol; permitted with microorganisms; for cell division of cytoplasm only, use CYTOKINESIS; note entry term M PHASE: MITOTIC M PHASE and MEIOTIC M PHASE are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 1963; for M PHASE see MITOSIS 1991-2004
History Note: 1963 for M PHASE use MITOSIS 1991-2004
Related: Cell Cycle Proteins MeSH
Genes, cdc MeSH
DeCS ID: 2490
Unique ID: D002455
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Date Established: 1963/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/01/15
Cell Division - Preferred
Concept UI M0003750
Scope note The fission of a CELL. It includes CYTOKINESIS, when the CYTOPLASM of a cell is divided, and CELL NUCLEUS DIVISION.
Preferred term Cell Division
Entry term(s) Cell Divisions
Division, Cell
Divisions, Cell
M Phase - Narrower
Concept UI M0462397
Scope note The period of the cell cycle when CELLS divide their nucleus and cytoplasm.
Preferred term M Phase
Entry term(s) Cell Division Phase
Division Phase, Cell
M Phases
Phase, Cell Division
Phase, M
Phases, M



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