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Descriptor English: Meiosis
Descriptor Spanish: Meiosis
Descriptor Portuguese: Meiose
Descriptor French: Méiose
Entry term(s): M Phase, Meiotic
M Phases, Meiotic
Meioses
Meiotic M Phase
Meiotic M Phases
Phase, Meiotic M
Phases, Meiotic M
Tree number(s): G04.144.220.220.687
G05.113.220.687
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008540
Scope note: A type of CELL NUCLEUS division, occurring during maturation of the GERM CELLS. Two successive cell nucleus divisions following a single chromosome duplication (S PHASE) result in daughter cells with half the number of CHROMOSOMES as the parent cells.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Cell Division (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
Related: Maturation-Promoting Factor MeSH
DeCS ID: 8709
Unique ID: D008540
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Meiosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0013301
Scope note A type of CELL NUCLEUS division, occurring during maturation of the GERM CELLS. Two successive cell nucleus divisions following a single chromosome duplication (S PHASE) result in daughter cells with half the number of CHROMOSOMES as the parent cells.
Preferred term Meiosis
Entry term(s) Meioses
M Phase, Meiotic - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0463995
Preferred term M Phase, Meiotic
Entry term(s) M Phases, Meiotic
Meiotic M Phase
Meiotic M Phases
Phase, Meiotic M
Phases, Meiotic M



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