What is Mitosis?

Mitosis is the process when cells split apart and form a new cell.


  • During this phase parent cells become more compact and put together.
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  • When cells divide into two female daughter cells.
  • They are identical.
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  • Chromosomes that split into identical groups and move to opposite ends of the cell.
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  • The spindle fibers start to disappear
  • chromosomes uncoil and it becomes harder to see them
  • develops own nucleus and new cells are formed


  • it plays an important role to make new embryos, it is also important for the growth of our bodies.
  • Mitosis produces new cells, and replaces cells that are old, lost or damaged. In mitosis a cell divides to form two identical daughter cells.